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

See latest poll results for Rep. Matsui vs. Jefferson

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

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.

District 6 covers portions of Sacramento and Yolo Counties.