SACRAMENTO (CBS13/AP) – Rep. Doris Matsui will serve an eighth term in Congress, the AP has projected.

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The incumbent is projected to have beat challenger Jrmar Jefferson, also a Democrat.

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Rep. Matsui was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2005 after the death of her husband. She previously served as a staff member at The White House. She earned a BA from UC Berkeley. She currently sits on the Energy and Commerce Committee.

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District 6 covers portions of Sacramento and Yolo Counties.