All the Allegheny County election results

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Gov. Tom Wolf won a second term as Pennsylvania’s governor on a Democratic ticket with Braddock Mayor John Fetterman as his running mate, defeating Republican Scott Wagner. As Wolf emerged at his election night party, he got some laughter from the crowd with this remark: “I want to introduce myself: I am Tom Wolf. I am John Fetterman’s running mate. We make an incredible team, don’t you think? … We are going to do great things for Pennsylvania.” [The Incline]

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, a Democrat, fended off a challenge from Republican Congressman Lou Barletta, winning a third term to Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate. The trouncing comes as little surprise given polling before the election. [The Incline]

U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb, a Democrat, won his bid to represent Pennsylvania’s new 17th Congressional District, beating Republican Congressman Keith Rothfus and emerging victorious in his second high-profile congressional campaign of the year. It was the only race in the nation between two incumbents. [The Incline]

U.S. House Rep. Mike Doyle, a Democrat, won an uncontested race in the 18th District.

In a tight race, Lindsey Williams, a Democrat, narrowly defeated Republican Jeremy Shaffer in Allegheny County’s only contested state Senate race to represent District 38, which includes Etna, Fox Chapel, Highland Park, and Ross Township. “Winning by 500 votes shows us that every vote matters,” she said in a statement. [The Incline]

Pa. State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana, a Democrat, won an uncontested race in District 42.

Pa. House Speaker Mike Turzai will return to the General Assembly next year after defeating political newcomer Emily Skopov, who mounted the most serious challenge the Republican’s seen since being elected in 2001. In Butler County, Republican State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe also won in his reelection race against Democratic challenger Daniel Smith, Jr. The Metcalfe and Turzai wins mean Democrats failed to flip House seats in the Pittsburgh suburbs that they wanted to. [The Incline]

The Children’s Fund ballot initiative failed in Allegheny County. It would have raised $18 million annually for early learning, after-school and child nutrition programs by increasing property taxes roughly $25 for every $100,000 of assessed value. [The Incline]

P.S. Here are the rest of the 2018 midterm winners and losers in Allegheny County. [The Incline]


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