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Democrat Gil Cisneros defeats Republican Young Kim in California's 39th District

21 November 2018

But nine of those districts elected a Republican.

With Kim's defeat, four Republican-held House districts all or partly in Orange County, once a nationally known GOP stronghold, will have shifted in just one election to the Democratic column.

Kim, who was seen as a charismatic potential successor to Royce, her one-time boss, finally succumbed to her opponent on Sunday.

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The 39th District was one of seven targeted by Democrats across California after Hillary Clinton carried them in the 2016 presidential election.

Along with their historic wins in Orange County, Democrats captured unseated Republican Reps.

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U.S. Navy veteran Cisneros had trailed former State Assemblywoman Kim since Election Night.

It wasn't enough. Democratic ads depicted her as a Trump underling, eager to carry out his agenda. "It's nearly never happened", Trump said in response to interviewing journalist Chris Wallace's statement that Democrats gained notable strength this time in some of the Midwestern states that were key to Trump's 2016 success.

While the election delivered mixed results around the U.S., it affirmed California's reputation as a Democratic fortress. On Nov. 13, Andy Kim, a Korean-American Democrat, unseated Republican incumbent Tom MacArthur and became New Jersey's first Asian-American congressman.

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Democrat Gil Cisneros defeats Republican Young Kim in California's 39th District