AP File PhotoAssemblyman Tom Ammiano was re-elected to District 17.

Lawmakers Leno and Ammiano re-elected, while Hill heads to Senate

As expected, three state lawmakers from the Bay Area were easily re-elected by voters Tuesday.

State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, easily triumphed against Republican challenger Harmeet K. Dhillon to capture the District 11 senate seat, which covers The City and portions of San Mateo County. Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, won in his bid for the state Senate as well, defeating Sally Lieber, a former Democratic assemblywoman, to represent voters in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties in District 13.

Incumbent Assemblyman Tom Ammiano won his bid for District 17, easily beating Republican candidate Jason Clark for the San Francisco-based seat.

Because of the state’s new open-primary laws, the three races were all rematches of lopsided victories for the winning candidates in June. Also, each elected candidate will now represent new voters, as recent redistricting significantly altered jurisdictions for the state Senate and Assembly seats.

wreisman@sfexaminer.com

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