Carol Miller wins West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District seat

Republican Carol Miller has beaten Richard Ojeda, a Democrat, in the race for the House seat representing West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District, which is currently open.

With all precincts reporting, Miller has 56.4 percent of the vote, followed by Ojeda with 43.6 percent.

The seat is currently open.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of West Virginia's House seats have been decided; Republicans have held three seats.

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 49.3 points. Trump won West Virginia by 41.7 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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