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Republican Cynthia Lummis wins Wyoming Senate election

Republican Cynthia Lummis wins Wyoming Senate election
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Republican candidate Cynthia LummisCynthia Marie LummisSenate confirms Rouse as Biden's top economist OVERNIGHT ENERGY: House Democrats reintroduce road map to carbon neutrality by 2050 | Kerry presses oil companies to tackle climate change | Biden delays transfer of sacred lands for copper mine Biden picks for financial agencies offer preview of regulatory agenda 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 EnziLummis adopts 'laser eyes' meme touting Bitcoin Senate swears-in six new lawmakers as 117th Congress convenes With Senate at stake, Georgia is on all our minds 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.