Update: The Two Unresolved House Races
And then there were two. With Democratic Rep. Ron Barber's reelection win over GOP challenger Martha McSally in Arizona's 2nd District, just two House races remain at all in question nearly two weeks after the election -- thought the Democratic candidates have now declared victory in both contests (in Florida, for the second time):
-- North Carolina's 7th District:
Counting is finished in the district, and the results show Democratic Rep. Mike McIntyre beat GOP challenger David Rouzer -- but by just 655 votes.
McIntyre's campaign declared victory, but the small margin of victory means Rouzer can request a recount. The recount would be held next week.
-- Florida's 18th District:
While this race still hasn't been called, it's becoming increasingly difficult to see any way forward for GOP Rep. Allen West as his Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy declared victory Sunday. The Associated Press:
West is still showing no signs of conceding, despite the latest development.