Luria holds onto Virginia House seat

Luria holds onto Virginia House seat
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Rep. Elaine LuriaElaine Goodman LuriaOvernight Defense: House Armed Services starts defense bill markups | Two Navy sailors die of COVID-19 | Pentagon reimposes mask mandate in some places Misled condemnation of the Lebanese Armed Forces will help Hezbollah Clyburn: Trump could be called to testify before Jan. 6 panel MORE (D-Va.) was projected to win her reelection bid on Wednesday, fending off former GOP Rep. Scott TaylorScott William TaylorElaine Luria endorses McAuliffe for governor in Virginia Democratic primary Luria holds onto Virginia House seat Chamber-backed Democrats embrace endorsements in final stretch MORE to represent Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District.

The Associated Press called the race at 11:19 a.m.

Luria was first elected in 2018, beating Taylor by 2 points and flipping the seat he won in 2016. President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer New York state Senate candidate charged in riot Trump called acting attorney general almost daily to push election voter fraud claim: report GOP senator clashes with radio caller who wants identity of cop who shot Babbitt MORE won the district, which includes Virginia Beach and the Norfolk area, by 3 percentage points in 2016.

She is a former Navy officer and serves on the House Armed Services and House Veterans’ Affairs Committee.