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Yes, it is almost four weeks post the midterm elections and race results are still coming.
The tight race between Republican John Duarte and Democrat Adam Gray in California’s 13th Congressional District has been decided.
Adam Gray conceded on Friday giving another seat to the Republicans in the House of Representatives.
Duarte won the race by only a few hundred votes.
In a letter posted to Twitter, Gray wrote, “After weeks of incredibly hard work by our election workers, the result has become clear. While I had hoped for a different outcome, I accept the results and have called to congratulate my opponent, John Duarte.”
Gray captioned the tweet with this statement:
“There is no better place to grow up than in the Valley. It has been the greatest honor of my life to represent our community in the State Legislature. Whether elected or not, I will never stop fighting for the Valley.”
According to the Daily Wire, Duarte’s campaign website pledges that he will “fight the high cost of living,” “protect our Valley water and farms,” and “fight for safer communities.
The DW also went on to note that California lost a seat in the House due to redistricting after the 2020 census.
One more House race is waiting for official results due to an automatic recount. That’s the race between incumbent GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District and Adam Frisch.
The contest was also only separated by a few hundred votes thereby triggering an automatic recount under state election law.
Boebert is ahead and declared herself the winner with Frisch calling her to concede.
“Adam Frisch called me to concede this race. I look forward to getting past election season and focusing on conservative governance in the House majority. Time to get to work!” Boebert tweeted.
Boebert and the rest of the GOP majority in the House have a lot on their hands trying to right the wrongs of the past few years.
The Congresswoman from Colorado said, “With this victory and with Republicans in control of the House of Representatives, we can focus on the issues that actually matter most, including getting inflation under control, increasing our domestic energy supply, securing the southern border, and being a strong check on the White House.”
Boebert is a staunch America First candidate and is very outspoken.
She continued, “So come January, you can be certain of two things. I will be sworn in for my second term as your congresswoman, and Republicans can finally turn Pelosi’s House back into the People’s House.”
“Thank you to every volunteer that made calls, knocked on doors, and, of course, to each of you that is entrusted me with your vote. I am honored to be your representative. I pray for you, and I am so grateful for you. God bless you tonight,” she said.