Pivotal Santos Congress seat decided this week

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A critical race for Democrats in ex-Rep. George Santos’s (R-N.Y.) House district is coming down to the wire with just one day to go before voters head to the polls.

Democrats have eyed the seat, which Republicans claimed in an upset win in 2022, for months since Santos was expelled from the House in December. A few polls have shown their candidate,  former Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-N.Y.), leading Republican Mazi Pilip, but the race has remained tight going into the vote.

The results of the race could be a source of hope as the party seeks to win back control of the House in November. On the other hand, if Democrats lose, it will raise alarm bells for a party already grappling with fears over a weak incumbent president and leaning on New York as key to its efforts to flip the lower chamber.

“To pretend this does not have national significance is ridiculous,” said one New York Democrat.

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