Democrat Conor Lamb declared victory early Wednesday morning in his bid for a Pittsburgh-area House special election, although the race hasn’t yet been called.
The district, which voted for President Trump in 2016 by a 20-point margin, was once considered an easy win for Republicans. But Lamb currently leads Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone by 641 ballots, with 100 percent of the precincts reporting, according to The Associated Press.
“It took a little longer than we thought, but we did it. You did it,” Lamb told supporters at his election night party shortly before 1 a.m., after he was introduced as “congressman-elect.”
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