Democrat Gomez Keeps House Seat, In Final Undecided Races

California Democratic Rep. Jimmy Gomez on Saturday defeated rival Democrat David Kim.
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 24: Rep. Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., questions Postmaster General Louis DeJoy during the House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing titled Protecting the Timely Delivery of Mail, Medicine, and Mail-in Ballots, in Rayburn House Office Building on Monday, August 24, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool)

At a glance

  • Republicans have already won the minimum 218 seats to win the House, but Gomez’s race was until this weekend one of a handful of undecided congressional midterms.
  • The race was called by the Associated Press with nearly all the ballots counted – Gomez had 51.3% to 48.7% for Kim.
  • Counting continues in a handful of other undecided races.
  • The race was a 2020 rematch in which Gomez defeated Kim, an immigration lawyer.
  • The heavily Democratic, Los Angeles-area 34th District is a collection of diverse socio-economic urban neighborhoods including downtown Los Angeles.

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