SACRAMENTO, CA — Sacramento County released new vote numbers at 4:00 PM today and District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert now leads her challenger Noah Phillips by nearly 40,000 votes.

“Anne Marie Schubert’s commanding lead continues to grow as more votes are counted,” said Schubert’s campaign consultant Dave Gilliard. “The voters of Sacramento County have spoken loud and clear that they want Anne Marie Schubert to continue as District Attorney for another four years.”

In the latest update, 27,388 votes were counted in the District Attorney’s race. Schubert gained 17,918 (65.4%) to Phillips 9,470 (34.6%).