As expected, California Board of Equalization Vice Chairwoman Judy ChuJudy May ChuOmar reflects on personal experiences with hate in making case for new envoy Omar leads lawmakers in calling for US envoy to combat Islamophobia OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Democrats lay out vision for Civilian Climate Corps | Manchin to back controversial public lands nominee | White House details environmental justice plan MORE won the Democratic nomination for Rep. turned Labor Secretary Hilda Solis's (D-Calif.) former House seat.

Chu will likely cruise to victory in the July 14 general election since the 32nd District is heavily Democratic.

According to the California Secretary of State, Chu defeated state Sen. Gil Cedillo (D) by a 32 percent to 23 percent margin in the low turnout blanket primary.

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In the blanket primary, if one candidate garnered 50 percent plus one vote, he or she would have been declared the winner. Since that didn't happen, Chu will face off against the top performers of the other parties on the ballot.

Interestingly, Republican Monterey Park City Council member Betty Chu won the Republican nomination, likely at least in part because she shares the same last name as Judy Chu. Betty Chu wasn't the GOP's preferred candidate in the race, though, Teresa Hernandez was.

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