Candidates backed by President Trump were outperforming expectations in two closely watched congressional special elections on Tuesday night, as former Navy combat pilot Mike Garcia inched closer to retaking Democrat Katie Hill's California seat and Republican Tom Tiffany easily prevailed in Wisconsin.
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President Trump declared victory on Twitter Wednesday morning: "Big Congressional win in California for Mike Garcia, taking back a seat from the Democrats. This is the first time in many years that a California Dem seat has flipped back to a Republican. Also, Tom Tiffany beat his Democrat rival BIG in Wisconsin. Two great Congressional WINS!"
Big Congressional win in California for Mike Garcia, taking back a seat from the Democrats. This is the first time in many years that a California Dem seat has flipped back to a Republican. Also, Tom Tiffany beat his Democrat rival BIG in Wisconsin. Two great Congressional WINS!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 13, 2020
I'm ready to go to work... pic.twitter.com/99CPZ6iZH6— Mike Garcia (@MikeGarcia2020) May 13, 2020
Big News: Tom Tiffany of the Great State of Wisconsin has just become Congressman Tom Tiffany. He will do a FANTASTIC job for the people of Wisconsin, and the United States. Congratulations!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 13, 2020
Thank you to everyone who helped make this victory possible! pic.twitter.com/AxlMPGhvzy— Tom Tiffany (@TomTiffanyWI) May 13, 2020
Republican Mike Garcia has a TWELVE POINT lead in California, but the election still can’t be called? Guess why: the mail-in ballots haven’t been counted (“harvested”) yet. Can you imagine the amount of vote fraud being perpetrated by Democrats right now? https://t.co/012f4Rm8Ek— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) May 13, 2020
If you're not paying attention to the special election happening right now in CA-25, you should be.— John ‘Murder Hornet’ Cardillo (@johncardillo) May 13, 2020
Republican Mike Garcia is beating Democrat Christy Smith in a landslide.
This was Dem Katie Hill's seat and it's flipping back red.https://t.co/wOweHnlFEo
BREAKING: Republican Mike Garcia wins California House race, flipping first Democrat-held seat in state since 1998. | Just The News https://t.co/7hlpzV5BHK— John Solomon (@jsolomonReports) May 13, 2020
Republican Tom Tiffany defeats Democrat Tricia Zunker in the #WI07 special election—the margin will be smaller than Pres. Trump’s 20% win in the district in the 2016 presidential race. pic.twitter.com/1Od4GhFpBi— Alex Salvi (@alexsalvinews) May 13, 2020
Dems refusing to concede election loss in CA. Ballot harvesting is legal in CA with thousands of ballots still outstanding. Help stop the radical socialist left from stealing election from Mike Garcia! Help here 👇 https://t.co/2hBH0Tad6P— Devin Nunes (@DevinNunes) May 13, 2020
LA Residents didn't listen to @MayorOfLA orders to STAY-AT-HOME. Instead they gave @realDonaldTrump a VICTORY. With 76% reporting Republican Mike Garcia in leading BIG in CA-25. DNC invested heavily in an expensive special election race in a district they won by 9% in 2018 pic.twitter.com/tjCASD6Zzw— Adam Milstein (@AdamMilstein) May 13, 2020
While the race has yet to be called, Republican Mike Garcia holds a blowout 12-point lead in a district that Hillary Clinton won by 6.7 points in 2016 https://t.co/WGQcWzFkuD— Dan Bongino (@dbongino) May 13, 2020