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Election 2018: Don Bacon defeats Kara Eastman

Posted at 11:39 PM, Nov 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-07 09:24:20-05

Rep. Don Bacon thanked his supporters Tuesday night and talked about the work to be done in the future, telling 3 News Now that several other media outlets had called the race in his favor. 

Our content partners at the Omaha World-Herald called the race at 11:45 p.m. Eastman officially conceded the race Wednesday morning. 

Ballot results breakdown: (As of midnight):

  • Bacon: 52 percent (110,602 votes) 
  • Eastman: 48 percent (102,292 votes) 

Stay with 3 News Now for continuing live coverage of this race.

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