Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) won reelection in New York’s 21st congressional district, defeating Democrat challenger Tedra Cobb. The youngest GOP woman ever elected to Congress, Rep. Stefanik has emerged as a rising star in the Republican party.
Rep. Elise Stefanik takes the stage to declare victory in NY-21. The Republican will serve a fourth term after defeating a repeat challenge from Democrat Tedra Cobb. @WAMCNews pic.twitter.com/6aZhUC2ciD— Lucas Willard (@Willard_WAMC) November 4, 2020
The @AP makes it official in #NY21 @EliseStefanik is the winner and will serve her fourth term in Congress. It’s an amazing run from a candidate some didn’t think would even win the GOP primary when she started this journey in 2014. @SPECNewsCNY— Brian Dwyer (@BrianDwyerTV) November 4, 2020
On a night full of close races, with both parties fighting tooth-and-nail in many states, Rep. Stefanik blew her opponent out of the water:
Elise Stefanik completely crushed Tedra Cobb in NY. 138,282 votes to 76,440.— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) November 4, 2020
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