Seeing reports that Republican Lungren has conceded to Democrat Ami Bera for CA-07 Congressional district.
Dan Lungren concedes race, congratulates Ami Bera in 7th Congressional District race.— Folsom Telegraph (@FolsomTelegraph) November 16, 2012
Bera’s lead has grown to more than 5,700 votes as officials continued counting 70,000 provisional and absentee ballots this week.UPDATE FROM THE SACRAMENTO BEE:
As of today, Bera had 51.11 percent of the vote compared to Lungren’s 48.89 percent, according to the AP.
"I am satisfied that enough votes have been counted to determine that I will not be representing the citizens of the 7th Congressional District during the 113th Congress. It was a tough campaign and I accept the outcome," Lungren wrote in a statement.Update 2: From Ami's Facebook Page