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Attorney General Ballot Count to Go Past Thanksgiving

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Harris, left, and Cooley
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It seems unlikely that Kamala Harris or Steve Cooley will be able to give thanks at their family table on Thursday for being named California's next Attorney General, since it's looking like the ballot count for the post will go on past Thanksgiving, according to the Sacramento Bee's Capitol Alert.Neither candidate's camp believes a winner will be declared before the holiday, and intend to see that every vote is counted before the results are called and certified.

On Friday, Los Angeles City Council President, a longtime supporter of Harris, said he was confident he could assert that the Democratic San Francisco District Attorney was the winner, based on statistics. Currently Harris is holding a lead of over 42,000 votes against Republican Los Angeles County District Attorney Cooley.