California’s June Primary in Photos: Election Day Highs and Lows

Optimism and hope turned to election night jubilation for some candidates in Tuesday's California primary election. For others, there was resignation and the realization that their months-long campaigns had come to a bitter end.

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Photos from election night in California on June 5, 2018.
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Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa casts his ballot at a polling station inside the Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
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Democratic California gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (R) stands with his son Hunter Newsom (C) after getting food at Rustic Bakery on June 5, 2018 in Larkspur, California. California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newson cast his ballot as California voters are heading to the polls to vote in the primary election.
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California state Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate John Chiang, thanks supporters after casting his vote by mail at a polling station inside the First Christian Church in Torrance, Calif., Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
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Jennifer Siebel Newsom, (L) wife of democratic California gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, feeds her son Dutch Newsom (R) at Rustic Bakery on June 5, 2018 in Larkspur, California. California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newson cast his ballot as California voters are heading to the polls to vote in the primary election.
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Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox greets a supporter during a Republican election party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Diego.
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Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox speaks during a Republican election party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Diego.
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Patricia Villaraigosa, right, wife of gubernatorial candidate and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, is comforted by supporters at an election-night watch party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Los Angeles.
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Gubernatorial candidate and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, center, and wife, Patricia, foreground, are comforted by family members at an election-night watch party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Los Angeles.
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Supporters arrive to the Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, 48th District, campaign headquarters on election night on June 5, 2018 in Costa Mesa, California. California could play a determining role in upsetting Republican control the U.S. Congress. Democrats hope to win 10 of the 14 seats held by Republicans.
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Supporters watch election returns at the Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, 48th District, election night party at his campaign headquarters on June 5, 2018 in Costa Mesa, California.
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COSTA MESA, CA - JUNE 05: Supporters attend the Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, 48th District, election night party at his campaign headquarters on June 5, 2018 in Costa Mesa, California.
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Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, 48th District, speaks to supporters on election night at his campaign headquarters on June 5, 2018 in Costa Mesa, California.
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Kevin de Leon, state Senate president pro tem and Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, hugs a supporter after speaking during an election party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Los Angeles.
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Supporters cheer as Kevin de Leon, California state Senate president pro tem and Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, speaks during an election party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Los Angeles.
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A supporter listens as Kevin de Leon, California state Senate president pro tem and Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, speaks during an election party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Los Angeles.
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California GOP Gubernatorial Candidate John Cox speaks during an election eve party at the U.S. Grant Hotel on June 5, 2018 in San Diego, California.
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Democratic California gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during his primary election night gathering on June 5, 2018 in San Francisco, California. California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newson claimed the top spot in the California gubernatorial primary election ahead of republican candidate John Cox.
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Flanked by family members, gubernatorial candidate and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, center, delivers a concession speech at an election-night watch party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Los Angeles.
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