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Cooley pulls narrow lead in California attorney general race

November 6, 2010 |  2:02 pm

Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley built a narrow lead Saturday in the race for California attorney general, according to figures released by state elections officials.

With roughly a million ballots still waiting to be counted in the extremely tight race, the Republican candidate pulled ahead of San Francisco Dist. Atty. and Kamala Harris by 22,817 votes -– or just three-tenths of a percentage point. Harris, a Democrat, had led the race by about 9,000 votes just two days earlier.

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