California holds special election during pandemic to fill Katie Hill's seat

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Pose a bit open for about an hour and a half and that to a special election for the congressional seat vacated by a Democrat Katie hill she resigned most of the voting has been by mail and in Santa Clarita Simi Valley in the antelope valley but nine in person voting centers are open today will be until eight o'clock tonight political analyst check pending at Claremont McKenna college telling can access Republicans hope to win back that say they lost a couple of years ago during the blue wave three has psychological import if not numerical import it's not really going to change the outcome of votes in the house of representatives but it will get bragging rights to the side that prevails if Democrats win they'll say it's a portent of victory in November if Republicans win they'll say this is a sign that trump and the Republicans are much stronger than the polls are giving him credit for the Republican candidate this former navy fighter pilot Mike Garcia the Democrat state lawmaker Christy Smith could take a while to find out who won because of all those mail in ballots in the time it would take to

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