Rep. Greg Gianforte will win re-election for Montana's at-large House seat, defeating Democratic challenger Kathleen Williams, NBC News projects.
Gianforte first took office in June 2017 after winning a special election for the seat.
He made national headlines right before that election when he was cited by police for assaulting Ben Jacobs, a reporter for The Guardian newspaper. Gianforte later pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to community service.
President Donald Trump, speaking at a campaign event in Montana last month praised Gianforte, said, "I heard he body-slammed a reporter."
"Anybody that can do body slam, that's my kind of guy," Trump said.