SAN DIEGO (AP) – Previous U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, when among the most powerful Republican politicians in Congress, was leading Wednesday in his comeback quote in a more conservative California district than the one he left 2 years back.
After trailing early, the prominent advocate of President Donald Trump constructed an almost 12,000- vote lead, with about 52%of the votes in the race against a 31- year-old Democrat who when served in the Obama administration.
A large number of votes were still exceptional in the 50 th District that is anchored in San Diego County and includes a sliver of Riverside County.
Issa, who at one time was the wealthiest member of Congress, was a nationwide figure as chairman of your house Oversight and Government Reform Committee from 2011 to January 2015, emerging as a primary critic of Obama and his administration.
Issa, 66, represented the 49 th District in Orange County for 18 years however nearly lost the seat in 2016 and after that chose to retire in 2018, stating his district had ending up being too Democratic friendly.