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Electrical Question: I want to add an outlet to a bathroom, where do I connect the new outlet?

I wanted to add an outlet to a bathroom, and I have everything down to the studs.
The current set up is as follows:
A double switch set up, one for the ceiling light one for the light above the mirror.
The wiring runs to an outlet.
Then to the above mirror light.

Where do I connect the new outlet?
I assume the outlet box, but it looks a little crowded in there?

This electrical question came from: James, who is a Handyman from Somers, New York.
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question James.

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