Washington, November 4: Indian-origin Democratic MP Raja Krishnamoorthi has been elected to the House of Representatives for the third consecutive time in the US Congress. Born in New Delhi, 47-year-old Krishnamurthy easily defeated Libertarian Party candidate Preston Nelson. Till the final notice, they have got about 71 percent of the total votes counted. Krishnamurthy’s parents hail from Tamil Nadu and he was elected a member of the lower house of the US Parliament for the first time in 2016.
Meanwhile, Congress member Amy Berra is trying to reach the House of Representatives for the fifth time from California and Ro Khanna from California for the third time. Congress member Pramila Jaipal is hoping to win the election from Washington state for the third time. Voting continues in California and Washington and results are expected to be announced in the next few hours. Dr. Heral Tipirneni strives to win for the third time in a row from Arizona’s Sixth Congress constituency.
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At the same time, Mr. Kulkarni, who is fighting the Democratic Party from the 22nd Congress constituency in Texas, is giving a tough fight to Republican candidate Troy Nehls. Manga Anantamula, the Republican Party candidate from the 11th Congress constituency in Wagernia, is trailing by about 15 percent of the votes from the incumbent Democratic MP and candidate Gerry Connolly.
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