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Schools chief Tony Thurmond may face math teacher

the California Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Thurmond, it is likely he went on a surprise second round in November against a San Francisco public school teacher, an engineer, or a Sacramento politician. With all venues partially reported on Wednesday morning, Thurmond had 1,421,816 votes, or 45.7% of votes counted.

Although he ran with command, he did not have a clear majority. The race is one of the few at the state level where, if a candidate can accumulate more than 50% of the votes in the primaries, no contest is held in November.

In a squeak at the runner-up spot, San Francisco Public School teacher Ainye Long he had 11.7% of the vote, compared to 11.6% he won George Yang, an engineer who has a son who attends public school and a second who attends Catholic school. Yang, an immigrant from China, was a 2016 Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate and a Republican candidate for deputy governor in the 2014 election.

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