Dead candidate holds narrow lead in city attorney race, California officials say

Simon Silva holds a 149-vote lead in the race to become Chula Vista's next city attorney, California vote tallies show as of Nov. 10. But he won't ...

November 17, 2022
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Simon Silva holds a 149-vote lead in the race to become Chula Vista's next city attorney, California vote tallies show as of Nov. 10. But he won't be taking office if he ends up winning.Silva died in September, after the deadline to revise ballots for the Tuesday, Nov. 8, election, KNSD reported.While thousands of votes remain to be counted in the race, Chula Vista officials already have a plan if Silva wins.'If Mr. Silva were to receive the majority of the votes, he would be considered elected,' the city clerk's office told KSWB.

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