Rashida Tlaib wins Michigan's 13th Congressional District seat

Democrat Rashida Tlaib has beaten Sam Johnson in the race for the House seat representing Michigan's 13th Congressional District, which is currently open.

With all precincts reporting, Tlaib has 84.6 percent of the vote, followed by Johnson with 11.3 percent.

In the special election, Brenda Jones, a Democrat, is facing Marc Sosnowski to fill the open seat until Jan. 1.

The seat is currently open.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of Michigan's House seats have been decided; two 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 60.6 points. President Trump, a Republican, won Michigan by 0.2 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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