Rep. Peter J. Visclosky wins Indiana's 1st Congressional District seat

Rep. Peter J. Visclosky, a Democrat, has won another term representing Indiana's 1st Congressional District, beating Mark Leyva, a Republican.

With all precincts reporting, Visclosky has 65.1 percent of the vote, followed by Leyva with 34.9 percent.

Visclosky has represented the district in the House since 1985.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of Indiana's House seats have been decided; Republicans have held seven seats, while Democrats have held two.

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 12.5 points. President Trump, a Republican, won Indiana by 19 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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