Rep. Joe Courtney wins Connecticut's 2nd Congressional District seat

Rep. Joe Courtney, a Democrat, has won another term representing Connecticut's 2nd Congressional District, beating Danny Postemski, a Republican.

With all precincts reporting, Courtney has 62.2 percent of the vote, followed by Postemski with 35.4 percent.

Courtney has represented the district in the House since 2007.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of Connecticut's House seats have been decided; Democrats have held five seats.

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 2.9 points. Clinton won Connecticut by 13.6 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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