Republicans look to hold onto seats in Districts 16 & 22

Area incumbent Republicans appeared to have fared well on Election Day.

Unofficial results showed state senators and state representatives were on their way to comfortable victories Tuesday.

At the time the Tracy Area Headlight Herald went to press Tuesday night, Sen. Gary Dahms (District 16), and Sen. Bill Weber (District 22) both had sizable leads.

For House races, Joe Schomacker (D22A) led comfortably over challenger Chris Baumberger. In District 16A, Republican Chris Swedzinksi held a comfortable lead over Doria Drost.