Democrat declares win in House over California’s Rohrabacher
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Democrat Harley Rouda declared victory Saturday over Republican U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in a tight congressional contest in Southern California.
However, votes continue to be counted in Orange County, California’s 48th District, and The Associated Press has not declared a winner in the race.
Rouda, 56, said his lead has increased over Rohrabacher since the election and he’s confident he won. Rohrabacher’s campaign didn’t respond to a request for comment. Rohrabacher, 71, is seeking a 16th term.