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Luria holds onto Virginia House seat

Luria holds onto Virginia House seat
© Greg Nash

Rep. Elaine LuriaElaine Goodman LuriaMcAuliffe holds wide lead in Virginia gubernatorial primary: poll Lauren Underwood endorses Jennifer Carroll Foy in Virginia governors race Northam backing McAuliffe in Virginia governor's race 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 TrumpVeteran accused in alleged border wall scheme faces new charges Arizona Republicans to brush off DOJ concern about election audit FEC drops investigation into Trump hush money payments 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.