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November 14, 2018

Rep. Nanette Barragán wins California’s 44th Congressional District seat

Updated Nov. 14 at 8:31 p.m.

Rep. Nanette Barragán, a Democrat, has won another term representing California’s 44th Congressional District, beating Aja Brown, a Democrat.

With all precincts reporting, Barragán has 69.5 percent of the vote, followed by Brown with 30.5 percent.

Barragán has represented the district in the House since 2017.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 229 seats in the next Congress. In California, 51 of 53 House seats have been decided; four switched hands, all going to Democrats.

The number of votes cast for Democrats in House races has increased 46.0 percent from the 2014 midterms, compared with an increase of 22.6 percent for Republicans.

The district went for Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by a margin of 70.8 points. Clinton won California by 30 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.