Midterm results: Republican Michelle Steel wins race for Southern California House seat

Rep. Michelle Steel (R) secured a second term by defeating community college trustee Jay Chen (D) in California's 45th Congressional District. Stee...

November 16, 2022
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Rep. Michelle Steel (R) secured a second term by defeating community college trustee Jay Chen (D) in California's 45th Congressional District. Steel won a tight race for the Southern California district that voted for Joe Biden in 2020, 52% to 46%. The district covers parts of Los Angeles and Orange counties and the cities of Cerritos and Westminster. MIDTERMS 2022 LIVE UPDATES The race was defined by bitterness between the two Asian American candidates, with each accusing the other of nasty attacks.

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