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Democrats Win Easily in New Mexico First District

House Democrats will keep their seat in New Mexico’s First Congressional District after state Rep. Melanie Stansbury notched a clear victory in Tuesday’s race to fill the vacancy of former Rep. Deb Haaland, who left her post in March to become Interior Department secretary.

This April 30, 2021 image shows state Rep. Melanie Stansbury at a news conference about erasing a backlog in untested rape evidence kits in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Stansbury, a Democrat, is among the candidates vying for an open congressional seat in New Mexico. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

Five Things to Watch for on Election Day in Alabama

OZARK, Alabama – Now that the fat lady is finally warming up to sing the finale in what has been the never-ending saga of Alabama’s U.S. Senate special election cycle, there are a few things spectators can watch for before

Alabama State Capitol shortly before Roy Moore campaign press conference, 11/17/17

Korean American Falls Short as Jimmy Gomez Wins Becerra Seat

California State Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles) won a runoff election Tuesday to replace former Rep. Xavier Becerra as the U.S. Representative for the 34th congressional district, defeating an effort by attorney Robert Lee Ahn to become the first Korean-American member of Congress.

Jimmy Gomez (Mary Hodge / Jimmy Gomez for Congress / Associated Press)

Republican Wins Special Congressional Election in Kansas

Republican Ron Estes won Tuesday’s special election in the Fourth Congressional District of Kansas to replace the district’s former representative, Mike Pompeo, who was named earlier this year by President Trump to serve as Director of the CIA, the Associated Press reported late Tuesday.

Ron Estes Wins Fernando SalazarThe Wichita Eagle, via AP