Greg Pence wins Indiana's 6th Congressional District seat

Republican Greg Pence has beaten Jeannine Lake, a Democrat, in the race for the House seat representing Indiana's 6th Congressional District, currently held by Republican Luke Messer.

With all precincts reporting, Pence has 63.8 percent of the vote, followed by Lake with 32.9 percent.

Messer has represented the district in the House since 2013.

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 President Trump, a Republican, in 2016 by a margin of 40.2 points. Trump 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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