Republicans Appear to Defend Every House Seat Won in California in 2020

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Republicans look to person defended each U.S. House spot they won successful California successful 2020, contempt determined Democratic efforts to instrumentality them back.

The past undecided contention successful the nation, the contention successful the newly-created 13th territory successful the Central Valley, Republican husbandman John Duarte appeared to clasp a constrictive pb of respective 100 votes implicit Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced), specified that immoderate analysts were acceptable to telephone the race.

I've seen enough: barring a tabulation error, John Duarte (R) defeats Adam Gray (D) successful #CA13. That means the last House number volition beryllium 222R-213D, a reflector representation of Dems' existent majority.

— Dave Wasserman (@Redistrict) November 23, 2022

In 2018, Democrats succeeded successful flipping 7 of the 7 Republican-held legislature seats successful California wherever Hillary Clinton (D) won much votes than Donald Trump (R) successful 2016. They were aided by the information that Trump’s taxation law, which chopped taxes for galore Americans (primarily successful the mediate class, contrary to President Joe Biden’s changeless refrain), besides constricted the exemption for the authorities and section taxation deduction (SALT) to $10,000.

That had the effect of raising taxes connected affluent homeowners successful high-tax, Democrat-run states.

However, the Republican Party bounced backmost successful 2020, acknowledgment successful portion to the party’s embrace of ballot harvesting techniques.

In 2020, Republicans won backmost 4 of those 7 seats — 2 successful Orange County, 1 successful the Central Valley, and 1 successful Ventura County. They defended those seats successful 2022, and look to person won successful the caller 13th.

Democrats inactive clasp Rep. Josh Harder’s spot successful the Central Valley’s 9th district, and they narrowly defended 2 seaside Orange County seats. The Democratic Party present controls each territory on the Pacific Coast for the first time since the precocious nineteenth century, earlier Washington authorities had achieved statehood.

However, the seats Republicans defended volition apt assistance a local, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), go Speaker of the House.

Joel B. Pollak is Senior Editor-at-Large astatine Breitbart News and the big of Breitbart News Sunday connected Sirius XM Patriot connected Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET (4 p.m. to 7 p.m. PT). He is the writer of the caller e-book, Neither Free nor Fair: The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. His caller book, RED NOVEMBER, tells the communicative of the 2020 Democratic statesmanlike superior from a blimpish perspective. He is simply a victor of the 2018 Robert Novak Journalism Alumni Fellowship. Follow him connected Twitter astatine @joelpollak.

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