FRESNO, CA --According to her campaign manager, Trent Hager, Democrat Leticia Perez is conceding the race for the 16th State Senate district seat.
The announcement came just after 4 p.m. Wednesday. Perez and Republican Andy Vidak faced off Tuesday in a special election for former State Senator Michael Rubio's seat.
Perez would need at least 81% of the the additional ballots left to count in the race to win.
"I want to take this opportunity to thank the thousands of voters who supported my campaign for the 16th District," said Leticia Perez. "The voters have spoken and I want to congratulate Andy on his victory."