Republican Rep. David Dreier cruised to victory over his main challenger, Democrat Russ Warner, Tuesday night with 54.5% to 36.9%, according to the Los Angeles County registrar.
Assemblyman Anthony Portantino trounced his main opponent, Republican Alvaro Day, 64.2% to 32.1%, with all precincts reporting.
"Part of what I'm blessed with is the bipartisan support that I get for my message, which is focus on education, focus on the economy and focus on fiscal responsibility, with certain core values such as protecting the environment," Portantino said. "Whether people are Republicans or Democrats, they want their children to get a good education, and they want a job."
Despite Portantino's win and other statewide Democratic victories, some local Republicans said they were satisfied that they'd made an impact at the ballot box.
"I think we shook a whole lot of people alive. I think we inspired a lot of people who would normally have let [voting] slide," said Marv Owen, a board member for the Republican Club of the Foothills.