Samuels concedes, Omar will run for 3rd term in US House

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Rep. Ilhan Omar survived a tight primary challenge Tuesday in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District, defeating challenger Don Samuels.

Samuels conceded the race while down almost 2,800 votes with 97% of precincts reporting.

Omar will run for a third term in Congress after winning the primary by a 3-point margin. She will face off against the winner of the Republican primary.

The Associated Press projected Cicely Davis as the Republican 5th Congressional District nominee. She won 48% of the vote with 98% of precincts reporting.

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