Democrat Tom Suozzi won the special election in New York's 3rd Congressional District, defeating Republican Mazi Pilip.


– This victory narrows the Republican majority in the House to 219-213.

– Suozzi previously held the seat but opted to run for governor in 2022.

– The race was seen as a bellwether for the upcoming midterm elections, and both parties poured millions of dollars into the campaigns.

– It has a mixed political history, but has leaned Democratic in recent years.

– The outcome of the race suggests that Democrats may be making gains in suburban areas ahead of the midterms.