Pro-Greek Senator wins NJ race, 5 members of Greek descent elected in the House

Democratic Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey, widely seen as a staunch ally of Greece and Cyprus for over two decades, was reelected to a third term in US midterm elections Tuesday, defeating Republican Bob Hugin, an ex-pharmaceutical executive.

Meanwhile, Greek-American Democrat John Sarbanes retained his seat in Maryland's 3rd Congressional District, scoring a comfortable victory over his Republican rival Charles Anthony.

Republican Representative Gus Bilirakis, the cochair of the Hellenic Caucus who represents Florida's 12th Congressional District, won a seventh term with in the House after defeating Democrat Chris Hunter, a former FBI agent and federal prosecutor.

In Nevada's 1st Congressional District, Dina Titus won reelection to a fourth term, cruising to victory over her Republican opponent Joyce Bentley.

Democrat Chris Pappas beat...

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