CA-SEN

Democrat Kamala Harris Elected in California's Open Senate Race
Incumbent Sen. Barbara Boxer did not seek re-election

California's Kamala Harris is heading for the Senate after her win in Tuesday's primary. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Variety file photo)

Democrat Kamala Harris will defeat Rep. Loretta Sanchez in California’s open-seat Senate race, The Associated Press projects.

Harris led Sanchez 65 percent to 35 percent with 5 percent of precincts reporting.