Luria holds onto Virginia House seat

Luria holds onto Virginia House seat
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Rep. Elaine LuriaElaine Goodman LuriaChamber-endorsed Dems struggle on election night Overnight Defense: How members of the Armed Services committees fared in Tuesday's elections | Military ballots among those uncounted in too-close-to-call presidential race | Ninth US service member killed by COVID-19 Luria holds onto Virginia House seat MORE (D-Va.) was projected to win her reelection bid on Wednesday, fending off former GOP Rep. Scott TaylorScott William TaylorLuria holds onto Virginia House seat Chamber-backed Democrats embrace endorsements in final stretch Bottom line 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 TrumpMcCarthy says he told Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene he disagreed with her impeachment articles against Biden Biden, Trudeau agree to meet next month Trump planned to oust acting AG to overturn Georgia election results: report 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.