Cook Political Shifts PA-18 to Lean Republican
The Report announced the change in a tweet today.
— CookPoliticalReport (@CookPolitical) December 15, 2017
The 18th district will hold a special election to replace former Congressman Tim Murphy (R-Allegheny) who resigned earlier this year amid a scandal including an extra-marital affair and accusations of mistreatment of staff.
In the special election, scheduled for March 13th, will match Democratic former U.S. Assistant Attorney Conor Lamb and Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone.