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Democrat Christy Smith conceded the special election race for California's 25th Congressional District to Republican Mike Garcia on Wednesday, marking the first time Republicans will retake a Democratic-held congressional seat in the state since 1998. Go to the link in our bio for more on this story.
On the left, your new Califiornia District 28 State Senator.— Melissa Melendez (@asmMelendez) May 14, 2020
On the right, your new California District 25 Congressman @MikeGarcia2020
Both Navy veterans.
Both forged by the sea. #gonavy pic.twitter.com/VjO7CAJ3nM
Republicans pick up a House seat in the California special election, which was conducted mostly by mail.https://t.co/3GFlHzKlPS— Roll Call (@rollcall) May 13, 2020
His win marked the first time in over two decades that a Republican captured a Democratic-held congressional district in California https://t.co/LcbUER66eC— TIME (@TIME) May 14, 2020
LISTEN: Jennifer Van Laar Breaks Down CA-25 Special Election Results on the John Phillips Show https://t.co/GvTCezUtNR— RedState (@RedState) May 14, 2020
.@jenvanlaar has been through a lot over the Katie Hill mess. She deserves a tremendous amount of credit for what happened in California today.— DaybreakInsider (@DaybreakInsider) May 13, 2020
When reporters report on Democrats, which they rarely do, they catch hell.
The victory is the first time the G.O.P. has flipped a Democratic held seat in California since 1998 and is a significant win in an election that was primarily conducted by mail and reflected the country’s bitter partisan mood.— Patrick LaForge (@palafo) May 14, 2020
Republican Mike Garcia leads in race to fill Democrat Katie Hill's seat https://t.co/qkqoQ4Ksqw So now we count "harvested" ballots for two weeks until the Democrat wins--do I have that right?— Mickey Kaus (@kausmickey) May 13, 2020