VIDEO/RADIO: Special election in District 80 moves to runoff

The story is featured on this week’s edition of CTTV’s Newscene


Democrats David Alvarez and Georgette Gomez came in first and second, respectively, in Tuesday’s special election for state assembly seat in District 80.

But because neither candidate garnered a majority of the vote, the pair is advancing to a runoff election slated for June 7.

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This story was featured on this week’s edition of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced TV news show. Newscene is broadcast on ITV Channel 16 on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.

The audio version, Newscene Radio, plays at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on KSDS 88.3 HD-2.