McMorris-Rodgers defeats Democratic challenger - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

McMorris-Rodgers defeats Democratic challenger

SEATTLE - Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has easily clinched re-election in Washington's 5th Congressional District. McMorris Rodgers has defeated Democratic challenger Roy Mark Mays to clinch her ninth term in Congress.

With more than 50 percent of the expected vote counted in Tuesday's election, McMorris Rodgers led Mays with more than 67 percent. The 5th District covers most of Eastern Washington, including Spokane County.

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