With billions of dollars in transportation funds at stake, voters tonight were narrowly defeating a bid to repeal increases in the state's gas tax and car registration fees.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California is projected to retain her seat today.
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, faces off against Republican Challenger in the California Governor's Race.
Lt. Chad Bianco is the next Sheriff for Riverside County. With all 1072 precincts reporting, the law enforcement veteran edged out incumbent Stan Sniff by just over 13 points.
The 28th state Senate District, which encompasses the entire Coachella Valley and a good portion of western Riverside County, incumbent Jeff Stone, R-La Quinta, is being challenged by Democrat Joy Silver.
Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, will vie today for a 4th term representing the 36th District against Republican challenger Kimberlin Brown Pelzer.