Voters have picked to be the Democratic candidate for Michigan's 11th Congressional District in the primary election Tuesday.
With all precincts reporting, Taj got 59 percent of the vote over , who has 41 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results reported by the Michigan Secretary of State.
Taj will face the Republican candidate in the Nov. 6 election, and the winner will serve a two-year term beginning in January.
has over in the Republican race.
A statement on Taj's Facebook page declares his victory.
"I am humbled by the support that I received tonight and I'm grateful for the opportunity to continue my campaign in the great 11th Congressional District," he said in the statement.
Taj also thanked his supporters and asked for their support in the coming months.
"We will celebrate tonight as tomorrow we will be back to work on the campaign trail. Thank you and now let's win in November!," he said in the statement.
Editor's note: This story was updated Wednesday morning with the most recent election results.