Republicans flip another House seat (how many will they gain?)

Republicans flip another House seat (how many will they gain?)
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[Ed. – If this trend continues, the GOP could conceivably pick up enough seats to make the Democratic majority almost meaningless.]

Yesterday I wrote about the trend in California which has Democrats worried and upset. There are three House seats which Dems flipped in 2018 that now appear likely to flip back to the GOP this cycle. In fact, one of those races was finally called today. I’m particularly pleased by this result because it means my own representative to Congress is once again a Republican:

In a major win for the GOP, U.S. Rep. Harley Rouda conceded to his Republican opponent, Michelle Steel, in the race for California’s 48th Congressional District, one of several hard-fought contests in areas that until recently were considered conservative strongholds.

The election win hands back to Republicans one of several seats lost in 2018 when Democrats made big gains in Orange County and other red-leaning areas. …

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