Pennsylvania’s General Election Results
Good morning, Philadelphia. Here are the results of the 2016 General Election in Pennsylvania, according to the Department of State’s unofficial returns so far.
With 9,097 out of 9,163 districts (99.28 percent) reporting statewide as of 10 a.m.:
Donald Trump has secured the presidency. He is the first Republican to win Pennsylvania since 1992.
Trump won 49 percent of the vote in Pennsylvania, while Democrat Hillary Clinton received 48 percent, and third-party candidates Gary Johnson and Jill Stein received 2 percent and 1 percent, respectively.
Republican incumbent Pat Toomey won roughly 49 percent of support in Pennsylvania, defeating Democrat Katie McGinty, who received roughly 47 percent of support.
State Attorney General
Democrat Josh Shapiro won with 51 percent of the vote, while Republican John Rafferty secured a little less than 49 percent.
State Auditor General
Democratic incumbent Eugene Depasquale secured 50 percent of the vote, beating Republican John Brown, who received 45 percent.
Democrat Joseph Torsella won with 50 percent of the vote, while Republican Otto Voit received 44 percent.
Ballot Question 1: Should the state raise the mandatory judicial retirement age from 70 to 75?
A majority of Pennsylvania residents, 51 percent, answered yes, while 49 percent said no.
2nd Congressional District
Democrat Dwight Evans secured a whopping 92 percent of support. Opponent and Republican James Jones got 7 percent.
5th State Senatorial District
Democrat John Sabatina received roughly 67 percent of support, while Republican Ross Eric Feinberg received 33 percent.
170th State House District
Republican incumbent Martina White won with 54 percent of support while Democrat Matthew Darragh received slightly less than 46 percent.
172nd State House District:
Democrat Kevin Boyle received 63 percent of support, while Republican James Vincent Pio II received slightly less than 40 percent.
177th State House District
Republican John Taylor won with 55 percent of support, beating Democrat Joseph Hohenstein, who received slightly less than 45 percent.
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