It looks like Republicans had a strong Election Day.

Republicans lead, or are in the top two, in nearly every high-profile local race, based on mail-ballot returns released by the County Registrar of Voters after polls closed Tuesday. Those ballots represent the vast majority of the votes that will be cast in this election. The only drama left is whether some of the candidates will clear 50 percent and end their race now without a November runoff.

Here are the major results:

• Incumbent Republican District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis leads independent white-collar attorney Bob Brewer 55.27 percent to 34.7 percent.

• San Diego City Council District 2 Republican Lorie Zapf leads Democrat Sarah Boot 54.54 percent to 36.37 percent.

• City Council District 6 Republican Chris Cate leads Democrat Carol Kim 46.13 percent to 30.91 percent.

• San Diego County District 5 Supervisor Bill Horn is just barely behind challenger Jim Wood 50.16 percent to 49.84 percent.

• Congressional 52nd District Democratic Rep. Scott Peters leads Republican Carl DeMaio 43.07 percent to 38.86 percent. DeMaio looks to have beaten out two other Republicans to face Peters in the fall.

• Barrio Logan’s community plan, which appeared on the city ballot as Propositions B and C, were both losing.

• County District 4 Supervisor Ron Roberts has 100 percent of the vote. He has no challenger.

Liam Dillon was formerly a senior reporter and assistant editor for Voice of San Diego. He led VOSD’s investigations and wrote about how regular people...

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