Republican Cynthia Lummis wins Wyoming Senate election

Republican Cynthia Lummis wins Wyoming Senate election
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Republican candidate Cynthia LummisCynthia Marie LummisSenators preview bill to stop tech giants from prioritizing their own products GOP ramps up attacks on IRS proposal for spending package The bipartisan reason Congress should regulate big tech MORE is projected to win her Wyoming Senate bid against her Democratic opponent Merav Ben-David.

The Associated Press called the race at 9:01 p.m. ET.

The two were running to fill the seat of Sen. Mike EnziMichael (Mike) Bradley EnziCheney on same-sex marriage opposition: 'I was wrong' What Republicans should demand in exchange for raising the debt ceiling Senate votes to end debate on T infrastructure bill MORE (R). Lummis's victory comes after she won a competitive primary battle earlier this year against nine other Republicans.

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Lummis, a former member of Congress was favored to win the election in a traditionally red state. She also went into Tuesday with a massive campaign bank account compared to her opponent, raising six times more than Ben-David.

Lummis represented Wyoming's at-large congressional district from 2009 to 2017.