GOP's Kiggans defeats Democratic Rep. Luria in Virginia

The result of this race has been considered a sign of how other Democratic incumbents will perform in other swing districts.
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Rep. Luria
Rep. Luria
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Democratic incumbent Rep. Elaine Luria on Tuesday night lost her reelection bid to Republican state Sen. Jen Kiggans in the closely watched race in Virginia's 2nd Congressional District.

Luria, a member of the House Select Committee on Jan. 6, was defeated 52% to 47% with 98% of precincts reporting, according to the Virginia Board of Elections. 

The result of this race has been considered a sign of how other Democratic incumbents will perform in other swing districts.