Gardner and Hernandez Get Top Votes In 48th Assembly Race

Retired Sergeant Joe Gardner will face democrat Roger Hernández in the 48th Assembly race this November.

Republican and Democrat Roger Hernández pulled the most votes in the 48th Assembly race Tuesday—each scoring a spot on the November ballot.

With 227 precincts fully reported as of June 6, 2012 at 4:43 a.m. Gardner brought in 45.6 percent of the votes with a total of 12,609 votes and Hernández brought 43.4 % with a total of 11,997 votes.

Independent candidate Mike Meza got 11% of the votes with 3,038.

The actual representative for the 57th Assembly District, Hernández, raised about $101,522 leading up to June 5, according to the Secretary of State website.

Joe Gardner, did not have any campaign records filed with the state - according to state officials.

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