Schweikert wins re-election in Arizona’s 6th Congressional District

Incumbent Rep. David Schweikert (R) defeated Hiral Tipirneni (D) in Arizona’s 6th Congressional District election.

Schweikert was first elected in 2010. He was re-elected in 2018 with 55% to Anita Malik’s (D) 45%. Tipirneni was the Democratic nominee in the special and regular elections for Arizona’s 8th Congressional District in 2018. She lost to incumbent Debbie Lesko (R) 48% to 52% and 44.5% to 55.5%, respectively.

Heading into the election, Democrats had a 232-197 majority in the House. Republicans need to win a net 21 seats to win control of the chamber.