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Democrat Malia Cohen Wins Race To Be California’s New Controller

Democrat Malia M. Cohen defeated Republican Lanhee Chen to become California’s next controller, the state’s chief fiscal officer responsible for accountability and disbursement of its financial resources. Cohen, the chair of the California Board of Equalization, led Chen, 56.2%-43.8% with 56.2% of the precincts partially reporting, according to figures from the Secretary of State’s Office. […]