Election results: Holstege retakes razor-thin lead over Wallis for Assembly seat

With just a few ballots remaining to be counted, Democrat Christy Holstege retook her lead Wednesday against Republican Greg Wallis by 21 votes in ...

December 1, 2022
2:28 PM

With just a few ballots remaining to be counted, Democrat Christy Holstege retook her lead Wednesday against Republican Greg Wallis by 21 votes in the race for a seat in the California State Assembly that covers parts of the Coachella Valley.Holstege, a member of the Palm Springs City Council, was leading in initial results on Election Day, but she and Wallis have been separated by razor-thin margins in recent weeks as more ballots have been counted. Wallis, a staff member for retiring Assemblymember Chad Mayes, had a 12-vote lead before the latest update Wednesday from San Bernardino County.

Tom Coulter