Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger wins Maryland's 2nd Congressional District seat

Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, a Democrat, has won another term representing Maryland's 2nd Congressional District, beating Liz Matory, a Republican.

With 99.6 percent of precincts reporting, Ruppersberger has 65.8 percent of the vote, followed by Matory with 31 percent.

Ruppersberger has represented the district in the House since 2003.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 231 seats in the next Congress. All of Maryland's House seats have been decided; Republicans have held one seat, while Democrats have held seven.

The number of votes cast for Democrats in House races has increased 46.5 percent from the 2014 midterms, compared with an increase of 22.8 percent for Republicans.

The district went for Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by a margin of 21 points. Clinton won Maryland by 26.4 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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