Politics & Government

Lungren leads; McClintock, Brown deadlocked in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Incumbent Republican Rep. Dan Lungren held a narrow lead Tuesday evening over Democrat Bill Durston in the Sacramento-area 3rd Congressional District, and Republican Tom McClintock and Democrat Charlie Brown were virtually deadlocked in the neighboring 4th District.

In early voting returns, Lungren led Durston by 49 percent to 45 percent, with more than half of precincts reporting in the 3rd District.

McClintock had barely more than half the votes and Brown was just below 50 percent in the 4th District, with almost 5 percent of precincts reporting.

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