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Drive through ballot drop-off in San Francisco. (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM) Drive through ballot drop-off in San Francisco. (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM)

Proposition 22, the initiative that would exempt app-based ride-hailing and delivery drivers from California’s worker friendly employee-classification law, held a steady lead after initial vote counts Wednesday morning.

With approximately 99% of precincts reporting their first vote tallies, the measure was ahead with 58.4% of the vote. The measure was leading in most counties that had reported counts with the exception of some in the Bay Area, including San Francisco.

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Cheryl Miller

Cheryl Miller, based in Sacramento, covers the state legislature and emerging industries, including autonomous vehicles and marijuana. She authors the weekly cannabis newsletter Higher Law. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @CapitalAccounts

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