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Four Indian-Americans Re-Elected To US House In Midterm Elections

Raja Krishnamoorthi (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

TUESDAY’S (6) midterm elections saw four Indian-Americans getting re-elected to the House of Representatives. In the eighth Congressional District of Illinois, Raja Krishnamoorthi was re-elected for the second term by a comfortable margin of more than 30 per cent. He defeated his Indian-American Republican rival JD Diganvker. Pramila Jayapal, the first Indian-American to be elected to the House of Representatives in 2016, registered her second consecutive win from the seventh Congressional District of Washington State. “The American people voted to put the Democrats back in control of the US House of Representatives,” Jayapal said in her victory speech. “Now, we…

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