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Sat Nov 17, 2012, 09:50 PM

Democrat Barber retains Giffords' old House seat in Arizona

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Source: NBC News

Democrat Barber retains Giffords' old House seat in Arizona

Samantha Sais / REUTERS
Congressman Ron Barber has won a full term in the House. He was an aide to Gabrielle Giffords and was wounded in the shooting in Tucson.

By Reuters
TUCSON, Ariz. - Democratic U.S. Representative Ron Barber, a former aide to Gabrielle Giffords who was wounded alongside her in a deadly 2011 shooting, has won a full term in Congress after defeating Republican Martha McSally in a closely contested race.
Barber, 67, who won a special election in June to finish out Giffords' term, said McSally called him on Saturday morning to concede. They were running in the November 6 election to represent southeast Arizona in the state's redrawn 2nd Congressional District.
McSally confirmed on her Facebook page that she called Barber to "congratulate him on his victory."
The contest was too close to call on election night last week and officials have since counted tens of thousands of provisional ballots cast in the race, as the lead swung back and forth between the two candidates.

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Sat Nov 17, 2012, 09:53 PM

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