Republican Haley, 42, won with an impressive 57.8 per cent votes as her nearest rival Vincent Sheheen was trailing behind with less than 40 per cent of the votes. Harris, 50, re-elected for her second four-year term as Attorney General of California.

In Colorado, Republican Janak Joshi won from the House 16 District. Republican Niraj Antani, 23, became the youngest Ohio State legislature when he defeated Patrick Morris of the Democratic Party from the 42nd State House District.

Graduated from Ohio State University in spring last year with a bachelor's degree in political science, Antani is currently a law student at the University of Dayton. Retired physician Prasad Srinivasan was elected unopposed on a Republican ticket from Connecticut House 31 District.
Democrat Sam Singh was re-elected to Michigan House 69 District . In Maryland, House Majority Leader Kumar Bharve and another Indian-American Aruna Miller also won their respective seats.

In the Washington State, Democrat Pramila Jayapal was elected to the State Senate seat while his party colleague Satpal Sindhu lost to Republican Luanne VanWerven from the State House 42nd District. Meanwhile, Ami Bera and Ro Khanna were in tight race for their respective Congressional seats in California.

Incumbent Bera, the only Indian-American Congressman in the US House of Representatives was leading against his Republican rival Doug Ose by less than 400 votes. Former US President Bill Clinton and the First Lady Michele Obama had campaigned for him. He had won last election in 2012 by about 600 votes after recounting that lasted several weeks.

Democrat Ro Khanna was trailing by less than 4,000 votes against his senior party colleague incumbent Mike Honda. He has gained support of large number of Silicon Valley executives.

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