Democratic Congressman Jerry McNerney will be returning for a fourth term. His victory in the 9th Congressional District comes despite predictions that the San Joaquin Valley race might be a toss up. McNerney faced a redrawn district and a tough challenge from Ricky Gill, a young newcomer to the GOP.
Lisa Aliferis is the founding editor of KQED's State of Health blog. Since 2011, she's been writing stories and editing them for the site. Before taking up blogging, she toiled for many years producing health stories for television, including Dateline NBC and San Francisco's CBS affiliate, KPIX-TV. She also wrote up a handy guide to the Affordable Care Act, especially for Californians. You can follow her on Twitter: @laliferisView all posts by Lisa Aliferis →