Himes wins 4th Congressional District - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Himes wins 4th Congressional District


Democrat Jim Himes is reporting on Twitter that he has been elected to his second term in the U.S. House of Representatives after he said his opponent conceded Tuesday night.

On Twitter, Himes said Republican candidate Steve Obsitnik called him around 10 p.m. to concede. He added that Obsitnik was "good man" and worthy of service.

"Did the GOP proud," said Himes about his challenger on Twitter.

Connecticut's 4th Congressional District consists of 17 cities and towns from Fairfield and New Haven counties including Bridgeport, Shelton, Stamford and Norwalk.

According to his website, Himes, who has served the Connecticut's 4th Congressional District since 2009, currently serves on the Armed Services and Agriculture committees.

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