Political Connection

Gap in District 7 Race Widens in Bera’s Favor

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As the ballots in the contentious race for U.S. District 7 continue to be counted, a gap in votes in widening in Democrat Ami Bera’s favor.

The latest numbers from the California Secretary of State’s office have Bera at 105,245 votes, and incumbent Republican Dan Lungren at 103,466 votes.

That’s a difference of 1,779 votes.

The race between Bera and Lungren has remained extremely close ever since polls closed Tuesday.

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