Young Kim, Republican candidate for the 39th Congressional District in California, autographing a campaign sign at a post-midnight appearance at her election-night party in Los Angeles early on Wednesday. Photo: AP

History in the mailing? Southern California congressional race featuring Korean-American Young Kim comes down to mail-in ballots

  • Young Kim, the Republican candidate, would be the first Korean-American woman elected to the US Congress
  • Kim leads with 51.3 per cent, but provisional votes must be counted before a winner is declared
Topic |   US midterm elections 2018

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Young Kim, Republican candidate for the 39th Congressional District in California, autographing a campaign sign at a post-midnight appearance at her election-night party in Los Angeles early on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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