Garvey races ahead of Schiff as more votes counted in Senate primary, signaling trouble for Democrat

Former MLB star Steve Garvey has won more votes than Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) in the California Senate primary.

California has a unique Senate election process where it holds one primary for both parties, and the top two candidates head into the general in November. Garvey and Schiff have already won more votes than their challengers and advanced, but with votes still coming in more than a week after the Super Tuesday contest, Garvey has surpassed Schiff in the total number he has gathered.

In a surprise Wednesday, Garvey is leading Schiff by about 250,000 votes, with 89% of the votes tallied, the Associated Press reported. While the total number of votes no longer matters regarding dictating the general election, it signals a closer race than many thought Schiff would be facing
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