Rep. Jimmy Gomez wins California's 34th Congressional District seat

Rep. Jimmy Gomez, a Democrat, has won another term representing California's 34th Congressional District, beating Kenneth Mejia.

With all precincts reporting, Gomez has 72.5 percent of the vote, followed by Mejia with 27.5 percent.

Gomez has represented the district in the House since 2017.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of California's House seats have been decided; seven switched hands, all going to Democrats.

The number of votes cast for Democrats in House races has increased 55.0 percent from the 2014 midterms, compared with an increase of 25.6 percent for Republicans.

The district went for Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by a margin of 72.8 points. Clinton won California by 30 points.

Data is from the Associated Press. This story may be updated if more information becomes available. It is powered by Heliograf, The Post's artificial intelligence system.

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