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11/05/2014 12:39 am ET Updated Nov 05, 2014

California Congressman Duncan Hunter Re-Elected

UNITED STATES – OCTOBER 13: Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., participates in a news conference with House Armed Services Commi
UNITED STATES – OCTOBER 13: Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., participates in a news conference with House Armed Services Committee Republicans about their formal recommendations on deficit reduction in a letter to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter won Tuesday's election to represent California's 50th Congressional District, besting Democratic challenger James Kimber.

Hunter, first elected to the House in 2008, previously served in the Marine Corps. Kimber, a doctor, received approximately 25 percent of the vote in June's open primary, lagging far behnd Hunter, who picked up 70 percent.

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