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Early Results Rolling In

Barack Obama is the new president, but there are still plenty of results rolling in for the state of California and Santa Barbara County. Here are some of them, most of them based on absentee ballots:

For Congress: Lois Capps and Elton Gallegly seem to be holding their seats.

For State Senate: The most expensive legislature race in state history, the results are far from finished, but from SB County with about 31 percent of the vote:

Hannah-Beth Jackson: 51.53 &

Tony Strickland: 48.17%

For Judge: just about 31 % of the vote in

Jed Beebe: 51.4%

John MacKinnon: 48.25%

For 3rd District: Nearly 45 % of the votes in

Doreen Farr: 48.4%

Steve Pappas: 51.25%

For Measure A: About 31 % of the vote, needs two-thirds

YES: 77.03%
NO: 22.97%

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