About half of the ballots were counted, and five representatives have taken clear leads, according to the Riverside County Registrar of Voters.
an incumbent , took the lead tonight over his only opponent, Joe Scarafone. With 18,129 votes, Stone had 65.24 percent, with Scarafone getting only 9,660, or 34.76 percent.
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Duncan Hunter, running for the that encompasses most of Temecula, is likely to be the city's next congressman, with 2,887 votes, or 64.64 percent of the total.
Second place is David Secor, with 787, or 17.62 percent, of the votes. Third place is Connie Frankowiak, with 400 votes, or 8.96 percent of the total.
Surrounding areas of Temecula, such as Wine Country, French Valley, Winchester, De Luz and Anza, are in . Ken Calvert took the lead in that race, with 20,031 votes, or 50.05 percent. Michael Williamson took second with 6,233 votes, or 15.57 percent, and Cliff Smith took third, with 4,476 votes, 11.18 percent of the total.
got 3,429 votes, or 8.57 percent, got 3,320, or 8.3 percent, and got 2,534, or 6.33 percent.
, a City Council member from Escondido, led the race for the district tonight with 4,548 votes, or 69.28 percent. Her only opponent, Matthew Herold, got 2,017 votes, or 30.72 percent.
Most of Temecula falls in . French Valley and Winchester are in District 67. French Valley's led that race, with 7,741 votes, or 30.36 percent. Lake Elsinore Councilwoman Melissa Melendez was in second with 5,458 votes, or 21.4 percent, and fellow Lake Elsinore Councilman Bob Magee came in third with 5,171 votes, or 20.28 percent.
Murrieta school board Trustee followed with 4,694, or 18.41 percent, and William Akana trailed with 2,435, votes, or 9.55 percent.