John Mica elected to US House District 7

Published On: Nov 07 2012 01:09:31 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 06 2012 10:29:58 PM EST

John Mica has been elected to U. S. House District 7, according to the Associated Press.

Mica, a 10-term incumbent, beat out Democrat Jason H. Kendall, the the district, which covers Volusia, Seminole and Orange counties.

Mica fought off a strong primary challenge from incumbent Sandy Adams, who was pitted against Mica after redistricting put them both in the same district.

Mica is also the Chairman of the House of Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the 112th Congress.