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Out San Jose, Sonoma candidates advance

A gay man running to be the first out person of color on the San Jose City Council and a gay married mother seeking to become the first female Sonoma County superintendent of schools are one step closer to being elected.Omar Torres placed first in his race for San Jose's 3rd council district seat on Tuesday's primary ballot. He received 40.66% of the vote, according to the unofficial returns Wednesday.Since he did not surpass the 50% threshold to clinch the seat outright, Torres will face off on the November general election ballot against the second-place finisher, Irene Smith.

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