Democrat Zoe Lofgren appeared well on her way to a 14th consecutive term in Congress based on early results, but the race won’t be decided until November.
In early unofficial results released at 10am March 4, the San Jose congresswoman garnered 59 percent of the vote in the five-person race for California’s District 19 seat on the House of Representatives.
A little more than 50 percent of the votes had been counted as of 10am March 4.
Republican Justin Aguilera is a distant second with nearly 14 percent of the vote, early results showed.
The top two vote-getters will face off in the November election.
The 19th District covers most of Santa Clara County, including all of Morgan Hill and parts of Gilroy.