GOP's Duarte takes California Central Valley US House seat


A California Republican has won his congressional race in central California, while a Washington state candidate is calling for a recount. California has a new congressional district carved out in the central valley farm belt. That's where voters gave Republican candidate John duarte, the win over Democrat Adam gray. With duarte's victory, Republicans hold 221 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats have 213. They're still one undecided race in Colorado. And now in southwest Washington state, losing Republican candidate Joe Kent is seeking a ballot recount. His campaign says, with a razor thin margin of less than 2700 votes and their claims of some technical glitches, there should be a second tabulation. The Associated Press has called that race for Marie gleeson count Perez, the democratic candidate. Jackie Quinn, Washington.

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