By Hillel Aron

See also: Mike Gatto's Blogger Problem

Update: Assemblyman Mike Gatto has taken a comfortable lead. As of 12:30 AM, with 22.6% of precincts reporting, he leads his opponent Greg Krikorian by about 20 points.

Democratic Assemblyman Mike Gatto, representing the 43rd Assembly District covering parts of the Eastside and the valley, has taken a very early lead. With less than 30,000 votes counted, the incumbent leads his opponent, Republican Greg Krikorian, 53% to 47%.

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