Mike Levin Picks Up California House Seat for Democrats

(Bloomberg) -- Democrat Mike Levin defeated Republican Diane Harkey in a California House district that has been trending Democratic as GOP Representative Darrell Issa retires after 18 years in Congress, according to the Associated Press.

Mike Levin Picks Up California House Seat for Democrats

Levin, an environmental attorney, capitalized on the unpopularity of President Donald Trump in the 49th district, north of San Diego, which in 2016 voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton and re-elected Issa by only 1,600 votes.

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