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Republican David Schweikert wins re-election in Arizona District 6

Posted at 8:52 PM, Nov 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-07 09:17:16-05

Incumbent David Schweikert has won his re-election bid in Arizona's 6th Congressional District, the Associated Press projected Tuesday night.

With about 165,000 votes counted as of 8:45 p.m. Arizona time, Schweikert had 56.4 percent of the vote. His Democratic challenger, Anita Malik, had 43.6 percent.

The 56-year-old Schweikert has represented Arizona's 6th district since 2013. He previously represented Arizona's 5th district.