Josh Newman Recall Has Strong Lead, With Most Votes Counted. To all who are not familiar with Josh Newman — do not vote for him unless you want your taxes to skyrocket. But when Democrat Josh Newman appeared vulnerable, Republicans came knocking at her door. (A neighbor hates mine), Where to eat in Orange County in 2020: A guide to the best places, How The Blind Pig got national publicity — it was a case of mistaken identity, Wisconsin confirms Joe Biden as winner following recount, Supreme Court seems skeptical of Trump census plan to exclude illegal immigrants, Biden to nominate Janet Yellen, highlight diversity on economic team, Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden’s win over Trump. State Sen. Ling Ling Chang battles former Sen. Josh Newman for the seat. Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020 | Updated 7:03 PM PST Nov. 12, 2020 District 29 Ling Ling Chang (R) * 20,160: 52.8%; Josh Newman (D) ... Election results provided by the Associated Press. In 2016, she lost to Newman by 2,498 votes. County-by-County Results. After Newman was recalled by voters in 2018, Chang won the seat. Tension builds as high schools wait for state to decide if sports can return as scheduled, Chain Reaction, Anaheim’s all-ages concert venue, announces plans to close as supporters rally to save it, HOA Homefront: Who decides on the HOA colors? Boundaries: Covers much of northeast Orange County, from Yorba Linda to Cypress, plus Diamond Bar and nearby cities in Los Angeles County and Chino Hills in San Bernardino County, Voter registration: 38.7% Democrat, 31.3% Republican, 25.3% independent, Demographics: Diverse, with 47.2% White, 28.3% Asian American, 23.6% Latino, 0.8% Black, SD-29 vote in 2016: 50.39% for Josh Newman, 49.61% for Ling Ling Chang. Chang is aiming for her first win against Newman in a direct general election. That lead has narrowed as more ballots were tallied, but as of Thursday night Newman was up by 10,723 votes, with 51.3% of the vote and a small enough number of ballots left to be counted in the three counties that touch SD-29 that he and Chang both see the lead as insurmountable. Then he was recalled and Chang beat Cho by five figures, and that was with a strong Republican challenger coming in third in ’18. State Senate 29th District: Newman Pulls Ahead Of Incumbent Ling Ling Chang (Too close To Call) 29th District - Republican Ling Ling Chang, incumbent, faces Democrat Josh Newman. After four years in the classroom, she left in 2006 to be a student again herself, earning a masters degree in journalism from New York University while interning and freelancing for a variety of publications. Diamond Bar Republican Ling Ling Chang squared off against Yale-schooled Democrat Josh Newman in the diverse 29th State Senate district on Tuesday, Nov. 3. On occasion, she also teaches community college and ghostwrites nonfiction books. Total votes: 208,062 2018 See also: Josh Newman recall, … Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Josh Newman (D) 214,362: 51.3%; Ling Ling Chang (R) * 203,688: 48.7%. “And I believe that the results in my race can be viewed as proof that integrity still matters; that commitment still matters; and that public service still matters — today, more than ever, as California works its way through the current crisis and out of the recession which it has caused.”. In 2018, after Newman had been recalled from Sacramento, she handily won the seat during a special vote to replace him. SD-29 vote in 2016: 50.39% for Josh Newman, 49.61% for Ling Ling Chang Several factors gave Newman the advantage, and leading into the … Newman, known for connecting with voters in creative ways, said he was optimistic that he would win the district for a second time and serve the entire four-year term. It was less than a percentage point of a difference. Tallest American Christmas tree reaches San Clemente, Some temporary license plates have a different look — for now, Amazon Fresh grocery store opens at Irvine Market Place, Disney California Adventure to reopen Buena Vista Street for shopping and dining, Man found shot to death inside Newport Beach house, suspect arrested, Mail ballots from the dead, and other rarities.