AP calls the race for Bera in California’s 7th District
For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Allison Teixeira
November 15th, 2012
ELK GROVE, CA - This afternoon, the Associated Press reported that Dr. Ami Bera has defeated Congressman Lungren in the race for California’s 7th Congressional seat. The article is available here.
Dr. Bera offered the following comment:
“It will be an honor to serve Sacramento County in Congress,” said Dr. Bera. “Now is the time to find common ground and move forward to rebuild an economy that works for the middle class. Congressman Lungren deserves our appreciation for his long record of public service.”
Dr. Bera is a lifelong Californian and a first generation American who's running for Congress in California's 7th Congressional District. His candidacy has been endorsed by President Bill Clinton and the Sacramento Bee. According to the Wall Street Journal, his campaign is "seen by political experts as one of the nation's most competitive." Dr. Bera and his wife Janine live in Elk Grove with their 15-year old daughter.