Update 7:40 a.m.: With 100 percent of the 557 precincts reported, incumbent Fran Pavley won by 14,350 votes, with a total of 147,764.
Update 1 a.m.: Due to heavy fog conditions in Norwalk, where the registrar is tabulating ballots, helicopters carrying the ballots from various precincts cannot land and deliver their cargo. Consequently, it is too soon to name a victor in this race.
Update 9:45 p.m.: Todd Zink is currently watching the polls from Bogey's in Westlake Village. Fran Pavley is holding her gathering at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center.
Update 3:50 p.m.: Sen. Fran Pavley voted at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center at approximately 3:25 p.m. (see attached photo).
The district includes portions of the western San Fernando Valley including Agoura Hills, Westlake Village and Calabasas, as well as the eastern Ventura County communities of Thousand Oaks, Moorpark and Simi Valley.
Pavley, a Democrat who resides in Agoura Hills, is seeking her second term in the state senate.
Zink, a Republican who resides in Westlake Village, is a former marine who is running on a platform of bringing jobs to the region and improving public safety.
Democrats have a 7.6 percent registration advantage in the district.