Photos: Election Night Highs and Lows in California

It was an emotional night for candidates and their supporters in some of the 2018 midterm election's most hotly contested races in California. For some, the tension mounted into the next day as they waited for results to trickle in.

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A look at reactions to election night around California.
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Michael Weissig waits for Young Kim, a Republican Congressional candidate for the 39th Congressional District in California to make an appearance Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in the Rowland Heights section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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Young Kim, left, Republican candidate for the 39th Congressional District in California, autographs a campaign sign for supporters as she makes a post-midnight appearance without declaring victory, early Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in the Riowland Heights section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters, R-Calif., thanks all of her supporters as she watches election results projected on a wall in Irvine, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Walters faces Democratic candidate Katie Porter in the race for the California 45th district. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
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Democratic congressional candidate Katie Porter speaks during an election night event on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Tustin, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 06: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom joined by his wife Jennifer Siebel Newsom waves to supporters during election night event on November 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Newsom defeated Republican Gubernatorial candidate John Cox. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 06: Common performs during an election night event for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom November 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.Newsom defeated Republican Gubernatorial candidate John Cox. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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NEWPORT BEACH, CA - NOVEMBER 06: Harley Rouda speaks to supporters with his family during their election day party at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa on November 6, 2018 in Newport Beach, California. Rouda is challenging incumbent Republican Dana Rohrabacher for the seat in Newport Beach, California. (Photo by Barbara Davidson/Getty Images)
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COSTA MESA, CA - NOVEMBER 06: Longtime Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) leaves after talking to reporters on Election Night on November 6, 2018 in Costa Mesa, California. Rohrabacher and Democratic challenger Harley Rouda are running to represent the 48th Congressional district in race that is too close to call. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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NEWPORT BEACH, CA - NOVEMBER 07: Harley Rouda mingles with supporters alongside his his wife , Kaira, and kids during their election day party November 7, 2018 in Newport Beach, California at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa. Rouda is challenging incumbent Republican Dana Rohrabacher for the seat.on November 6, 2018 in Newport Beach, California. (Photo by Barbara Davidson/Getty Images)
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SANTA CLARITA, CA - NOVEMBER 06: Democratic Congressional candidate Katie Hill (C) hugs a supporter at her election night party in California's 25th Congressional district on November 6, 2018 in Santa Clarita, California. Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Steve Knight is competing against Hill for his seat in the district in a very close race. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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SANTA CLARITA, CA - NOVEMBER 06: Democratic Congressional candidate Katie Hill (2nd R) watches television election results with supporters at her election night party in California's 25th Congressional district on November 6, 2018 in Santa Clarita, California. Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Steve Knight is competing against Hill for his seat in the district in a very close race. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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Elaine Karman, a supporter of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Costa Mesa, brings Patriotic Star foil balloons to the Rohrabacher's "GOP HQ and Liberty Lounge" set upstairs of the Skosh Monahan's Irish Pub in Costa Mesa, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Rohrabacher is seeking a 16th term. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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Dennis Bress, a volunteer for Democratic congressional candidate Harley Rouda's campaign, hangs the flag at his election night party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Newport Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
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Deborah Langenbacher, left, and Harriet Edwards watch election returns on a laptop at an election night party for Democratic congressional candidate Gil Cisneros Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Fullerton, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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Democratic congressional candidate Katie Porter cheers during election night event on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Tustin, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Supporters for U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters, R-Calif., watch results in Irvine, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Walters faces Democratic candidate Katie Porter in the race for the California 45th district. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
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Supporters of U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters, R-Calif., watch the early results in Irvine, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Walters faces Democratic candidate Katie Porter in the race for the California 45th district.(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
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Democratic candidate for California's 39th Congressional District, Gil Cisneros, leaves after speaking at an election night party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Fullerton, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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California state Sen. Kevin de Leon, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, thanks his supporters as he concedes the race to his opponent, incumbent Democrat Dianne Feinstein, at his election night headquarters at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes in the historic center of early Los Angeles Tuesday evening, Nov. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
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