Jeff Van Drew wins New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District seat

Democrat Jeff Van Drew has beaten Seth Grossman, a Republican, in the race for the House seat representing New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District, currently held by Republican Frank A. LoBiondo.

With all precincts reporting, Van Drew has 52.9 percent of the vote, followed by Grossman with 45.2 percent.

LoBiondo has represented the district in the House since 1995.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of New Jersey's House seats have been decided; four 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 President Trump, a Republican, in 2016 by a margin of 4.6 points. Democrat Hillary Clinton won New Jersey by 14 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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