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A changing electorate has pushed Republicans out of this Assembly district

A changing electorate has pushed Republicans out of this Assembly district

While all eyes were on the 49th Congressional District race to replace Rep. Darrell Issa, history was being made in the quiet, overlooked 76th Assembly District.

The district has been represented by a Republican for six years. But in November, voters have two Democrats to choose from. If they wanted to seek guidance from the state Democratic Party on how to decide, they will have to look elsewhere.

Former journalist and activist Elizabeth Warren and Encinitas City Councilwoman Tasha Boerner Horvath announced June 29 they have jointly agreed not to seek the California Democratic Party’s backing.

The decision comes after the two women secured top-two finishes in the June 5...

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