Sbranti and Baker to Battle for District 16 State Assembly Seat This Fall

The two Tri-Valley locals earned themselves a spot on the Nov. 4 ballot.

Patch file photo
Patch file photo
Voters in the East Bay chose Republican Catharine Baker and Democrat Tim Sbranti to face off in the general election on Nov. 4 for the District 16 State Assembly seat.

Sbranti, a teacher and the current Mayor of Dublin, had over 40 percent of the votes in Alameda County, according to the Alameda County Registrar of Voters website, while Baker, a Dublin mother and lawyer in Pleasanton, snagged 37.49 percent. 

According to the Secretary of State website, Baker has 36.5 percent of the votes, followed by Sbranti with 29.6 percent.

Steve Glazer and Newell Arnerich are trailing third and fourth in the race.

The seat is currently held by Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo), who is termed out this year. District 16 includes Livermore, Dublin, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Danville, Alamo, Walnut Creek to Lamorinda.

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j June 04, 2014 at 11:23 AM
I would hope that our politicians would be owned by neither, but most of our politicians in ca are union owned. They are unfortunately bankrupting our state.
Stacey J. Weinberger June 04, 2014 at 12:23 PM
No, corporations not paying taxes is bankrupting our state.
timothy June 04, 2014 at 01:51 PM
Stacey so you prefer to heavily tax all corporations in order to continue paying outlandish pensions to government workers while doing so would simply cause more jobs to abandon California leaving the state as a total welfare state? Brilliant thinking.
Stacey J. Weinberger June 04, 2014 at 02:02 PM
Keep drinking the corporations good unions government workers evil koolaid. http://www.alternet.org/corporate-accountability-and-workplace/16-giant-corporations-have-basically-stopped-paying-taxes .
timothy June 06, 2014 at 04:00 PM


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