Incumbent U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein carried all of California’s 58 counties in a primary election Tuesday to select the top two candidates for the November election.
Statewide, Feinstein received 49.5 percent of the vote in a state that is 43.4 percent registered Democrat.
Her nearest rival, Elizabeth Emken, received 12.5 percent in a state that is 30.2 percent registered Republican.
Emken ran with the endorsement of the California Republican Party, congressmen Kevin McCarthy, John Campbell, Jeff Denham, Dan Lungren and Buck McKeon, as well as state GOP Senate leader Bob Huff.
McCarthy is House Majority Whip, the third-ranking position in the House.
Emken received only 14.9 percent in McCarthy’s home county, Kern.
Emken finished behind Feinstein in each of the counties where Republicans have, at least, a plurality of registered voters – Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, San Luis Obispo, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne and Yuba.
Feinstein is a former mayor of San Francisco who was first elected to the Senate in 1992.
Emken is a former lobbyist.
Following are unofficial returns in the Senate race, as reported by the Secretary of State’s Office: