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Democrat Rouda wins House race over California's Rohrabacher

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

Harley Rouda has upset 15-term Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in Orange County
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Democrat Rouda wins House race over California's Rohrabacher

4 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a one-time speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan who later became Russia's leading defender on Capitol Hill and an outspoken advocate for legalized marijuana, was defeated Saturday, a victim of California's Democratic tilt and voters' distaste for President Donald Trump.
Rohrabacher, 71, was defeated by real estate executive Harley Rouda, 56, a Republican-turned-Democrat who pilloried the congressman for his skepticism over climate change and depicted him as an out-of-touch abettor in Washington gridlock.
With votes continuing...
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The Latest: Democrat Rouda wins House race over Rohrabacher

4 monthes ago   |   By National Post

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - The Latest on California House race :
5:40 p.m.
Democrat Harley Rouda has upset 15-term Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in California's Orange County.
The vote count updated Saturday showed Rouda with 52 per cent of the vote and about 8,500 more votes than Rohrabacher.
Divisions over President Donald Trump and the MeToo movement shaped the race.
Rouda, a millionaire real estate investor and former Republican, also depicted Rohrabacher as the face of Washington gridlock and criticized the congressman's climate change skepticism.
Rohrabacher was first elected in...
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