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Orange County Supervisor Michelle Steel participates in a press conference in Santa Ana, Calif., announcing the Stigma Free OC campaign to promote mental health and suicide prevention services on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Steel is competing with Democratic incumbent Rep. Harley Rouda for the 48th congressional district. (Paul Bersebach/The Orange County Register via AP)

Republican wins back US House seat in Southern California

Nov. 10, 2020 3:50 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican Michelle Steel defeated first-term Rep. Harley Rouda on Tuesday in a Southern California district, only the second time in more than two decades that a GOP candidate in the state has defeated an incumbent Democrat. Rouda captured Orange County’s 48th District in 2018...

Congressional candidate and former Republican congressman Darrell Issa speaks during an interview Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in San Marcos, Calif. Issa is running for Congress in California's 50th district. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Republicans gain in close California House battles

Nov. 5, 2020 10:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican candidates gained ground Thursday in updated vote tallies in closely contested California U.S. House districts, a promising sign for the party in its effort to retake seats lost to Democrats in 2018. The contests were being closely watched in a state dominated by Democrats,...

Congressional candidate and former Republican congressman Darrell Issa speaks during an interview Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in San Marcos, Calif. Issa is running for Congress in California's 50th district. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

California GOP's Issa leads in bid to return to Congress

Nov. 4, 2020 9:23 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, once among the most powerful Republicans in Congress, was leading Wednesday in his comeback bid in a more conservative California district than the one he left two years ago. After trailing early, the prominent supporter of President Donald Trump built a...

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo Young Kim, a Republican candidate for the 39th Congressional District in California, speaks to supporters in the Rowland Heights section of Los Angeles. Kim is challenging incumbent Democrat Gil Cisneros in November. California’s tarnished Republican Party is hoping to rebound in a handful of U.S. House races but its candidates must overcome widespread loathing for President Donald Trump and voting trends that have made the nation’s most populous state an exemplar of Democratic strength. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

California GOP House candidates give battered party hope

Nov. 4, 2020 7:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A string of U.S. House races in California remained undecided Wednesday but Republicans had slim leads in a handful of closely fought districts, even as President Donald Trump was thrashed by Joe Biden in the heavily Democratic state. In Orange County, Biden outpaced Trump by 10 points,...

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2020, file photo, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, left, and Orange County Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley hold a news conference on Orange County's comprehensive plans to safeguard the election and provide transparency in Santa Ana, Calif. California election officials have received reports that unofficial ballot drop boxes were placed in several counties and said these set-ups are illegal. The Orange County Register reports Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, that Secretary of State spokesman Sam Mahood said boxes were reported in Fresno, Los Angeles and Orange counties at locations including political party offices, candidate headquarters and churches. He said the state was looking into the origin of the boxes. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

California orders GOP to remove unofficial ballot boxes

Oct. 13, 2020 12:37 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's chief elections official on Monday ordered Republicans to remove unofficial ballot drop boxes from churches, gun shops and other locations and Attorney General Xavier Becerra warned those behind the “vote tampering" could face prosecution. Republican refused,...

FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2019, file photo, Rep. T.J. Cox, D-Calif., of California's 21st Congressional district, speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cox is facing a challenge from David Valadao, the incumbent he defeated in 2018. California’s tarnished Republican Party is hoping to rebound in a handful of U.S. House races but its candidates must overcome widespread loathing for President Donald Trump and voting trends that have made the nation’s most populous state an exemplar of Democratic strength. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Drubbed in 2018, California GOP looks to regain House seats

Oct. 4, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s tarnished Republican Party is hoping to rebound in a handful of U.S. House races but its candidates must overcome widespread loathing for President Donald Trump and voting trends that have made the nation’s most populous state an exemplar of Democratic...