WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic Party lost a seat in the US Congress when Christy Smith, a California lawmaker, admitted Wednesday in a special election in suburban Los Angeles for Mike Garcia, a former Navy fighter pilot approved by President Donald Trump.
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While it is important that we ensure that every vote counts and is recorded, we believe that the current tally shows that Mike Garcia is the winner of the May 12 special election. . That's why I wanted to congratulate him, Mr. Smith Smith said in a statement.
Garcia took a significant lead on Tuesday night through Smith in district 25 California California, the California office secretary said. It sets the Garcia Garcia vote rate at 56 percent to 44 percent for Smith.
The vote is still being checked in the election, largely as a mailing event due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, Smith's statement made it clear that she did not expect to overcome the 12-point deficit.
Seating in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles became empty after Democratic Party Katie Hill resigned last year after a sex scandal.
Garcia previously issued a statement confirming the victory. "After…
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