Former representative David ValadaoDavid Goncalves ValadaoHouse Spanish Republicans welcome four new members Ex-GOP Rep.David Valadao with 11 points over Democrat TJ Cox in the race in California House: poll Republicans awkwardly play in defense MORE (R-Calif.) He managed to oust TJ Cox (D-Calif.) In their rematch to represent California̵
The competition was one of the most competitive in California, with both applicants and outside groups spending large sums on the competition.
Valadao – a dairy farmer who served in the House from 2013 to 2019 – was ousted by Cox in 2018, losing by just 862 votes.
According to the census, approximately 74% of the district’s population identifies as Hispanic, making Valadao one of the few Republicans to represent a Spanish district by a majority.
Cox tried to connect his opponent President TrumpDonald John Trump A Venezuelan judge has ordered the imprisonment of six US oil directors Trump has said he will leave the White House if Biden is declared the winner of The Memo: Biden faces a difficult path to promise to cure the nation MORE in the area that the former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton Trump says she will leave the White House if Biden is declared the winner of Electoral College Federal workers will deal with Trump – now we are ready to return to work, Biden rises as leader of the free world MORE won by 15 points in 2016. But the California Republican prevailed in his rematch, campaigning as a moderate who can run across the aisle.
Cox came under fire after news of unpaid taxes, having to pay $ 58,000 in wages owed to three Canadian employees, $ 145,000 in unpaid federal income taxes, according to The Fresno Bee.