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Kamala Harris Wins Primary Race For California Attorney General

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Los Angeles. Harr
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Los Angeles. Harris released the first comprehensive report detailing the impact of transnational criminal organizations in California. The report makes recommendations about the trafficking of drugs, weapons and human beings, money laundering and high tech crimes. At right is Los Angeles County interim Sheriff John Scott. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Democrat Kamala Harris finished first in the open primary race for California Attorney General held Tuesday.

Harris, the incumbent, topped a field of seven people to advance to the general election for the position of California Attorney General this November.

California's primary elections marked the first time a top-two primary system was used to choose candidates for a general race. Under this electoral system, the top two vote-getters in the primary advance to the November ballot, regardless of party affiliation.

For more results from California, go here.

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