Rep. Lee Zeldin wins New York's 1st Congressional District seat

Rep. Lee Zeldin, a Republican, has won another term representing New York's 1st Congressional District, beating Perry Gershon, a Democrat.

With all precincts reporting, Zeldin has 51.5 percent of the vote, followed by Gershon with 47.4 percent.

Zeldin has represented the district in the House since 2015.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of New York's House seats have been decided; three 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 12.2 points. Democrat Hillary Clinton won New York by 22.5 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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