Democrats representing District 25 in the Arizona Legislature are trailing in early election results posted Tuesday evening.

Sen. Manny Alvarez was down more than 6 percentage points to Republican foe Gail Griffin. Griffin had a lead of more than 2,700 votes with 61 of 109 precincts tabulated, according to the secretary of state’s website.

The race among four candidates for two seats in the Arizona House was close Tuesday night. As of 9:41 p.m., Republicans Peggy Judd and Rep. David Stevens led Democratic Rep. Patricia Fleming and Ruben Ortega.

The sweeping district reaches into Northwest Tucson west of I-10.

State Senate, District 25
Sen. Manny Alvarez, D 46.22 percent 17,232 votes
Gail Griffin, R 53.61 percent 19,986 votes
61 of 109 precincts reporting, 9:35 p.m.
State Representative, District 25
Rep. Patricia V. Fleming, D 23.95 percent 15,248 votes
Ruben Ortega, D 22.80 percent 14,516 votes
Peggy Judd, R  26.97 percent 17,171 votes
Rep. David Stevens, R 26.16 percent 16,658 votes
61 of 109 precincts reporting, 9:35 p.m.

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