The results of the election night for the Orange County Board of Supervisors were in, and it was a close race. The Orange County Voter Registry showed that Katrina Foley won the key race with 42,280 votes over the former state senator. This was an important victory for the Orange County Democrats, as it symbolically marked a shift in the county's political landscape. Fred Smoller, a professor of political science at Chapman University and former District 2 supervisor, commented on the significance of this victory. He noted that while it may not lead to a radical change in terms of policies, it is still symbolically significant, as Orange County has long been considered Republican territory. The election of Katrina Foley to the Orange County Board of Supervisors is a major milestone for the Democratic party in Orange County.
It marks a shift in the county's political landscape and could lead to changes in policy in the future.