SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The race for Congressional District 7 is still up in the air today.

Republican challenger Doug Ose has a 3,000 vote lead over Democratic Representative Ami Bera. There are still thousands of ballots that haven’t been counted, and a final count likely won’t come for a few days.

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“We know there’s a long ways to go here. We were tied up in 2012; at the end of that race we won by over 9,000 votes. We’re not gonna make any predictions. We don’t know what’s gonna happen in this race,” said Rep. Bera.

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Doug Ose did not respond to our request for comment.

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