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Seeing reports that Republican Lungren has conceded to Democrat Ami Bera for CA-07 Congressional district.

Halleloo!

Ami Bera defeats Dan Lungren in close California race

Bera’s lead has grown to more than 5,700 votes as officials continued counting 70,000 provisional and absentee ballots this week.

As of today, Bera had 51.11 percent of the vote compared to Lungren’s 48.89 percent, according to the AP.

UPDATE FROM THE SACRAMENTO BEE:

Lungren concedes in race against Bera

"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

Looking good!



Originally posted to cooper888 on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 01:37 PM PST.

Also republished by California politics and Central Valley Kossacks.

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