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Pompeo wins U.S. House, District 4 race

November 2, 2010, 6:46 p.m. Updated November 2, 2010, 10:35 p.m.

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2010 Kansas Elections: U.S. House of Representatives, 4th District

Raj Goyle and Mike Pompeo are running for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 4th Congressional District.

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— Republican businessman Mike Pompeo has won Kansas' 4th Congressional District seat, keeping the Wichita-area district in the GOP column.

Pompeo, who's a Republican national committeeman, defeated Democratic state House member Raj Goyle in Tuesday's election.

The district had been represented for years by Republican Congressman Todd Tiahrt. But Tiahrt gave up a possible re-election bid this year to seek the GOP nomination for Senate, which he lost to fellow Congressman Jerry Moran.

Moran won the Senate race on Tuesday.

10:10 p.m. update

BULLETIN (AP) — Mike Pompeo, GOP, elected U.S. House, District 4, Kansas.

9:25 p.m. update

Pompeo's lead is increasing, and he has 59.3 percent. Goyle is at 36.2 percent.

8:52 p.m. update

Pompeo still holds the lead with 57.4 percent of the vote. Goyle has 38.1 percent.

8:45 p.m. update

Republican candidate Mike Pompeo has an early lead in District 4 with 56.7 percent of the vote.

Democratic candidate Raj Goyle is trailing with 38.8 percent.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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