With the passage of Proposition 30 -- Governor Jerry Brown's tax hike to fund education -- many students, parents and teachers are breathing sighs of relief. The measure headed off $6 billion in cuts to schools and colleges. Reporter: Judy Campbell
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The votes are still being counted, but Democrats appear to have won two-thirds supermajorities in both the state Senate and Assembly. They'll now be able to pass legislation without any Republican votes -- and they can even override a veto from the governor. Reporter: Scott Shafer
Redistricting and the state's top-two primary system led to an unusual number of competitive races, and a few upsets. They include parts of the Inland Empire, where former Republican strongholds gave way to a siege of Democratic newcomers. Reporter: Steven Cuevas
End Music: "Down By The Riverside" by Billy Martin and Wil Blades, from the album "Shimmy"