Election Results Morning Buzz

2012 presidential results (source: CNN)

This is your one-stop shop for all of Pa.’s election results, from President to state House. Good morning politicos, here’s the buzz.

Obama Wins Pa. and Reelection: Despite a last minute charge by Mitt Romney, President Obama carried The Keystone State in Pennsylvania

Casey Defeats Smith to Win Re-Election: Senator Bob Casey fought off a late surge by GOP hopeful Tom Smith to win re-election.

Kane Wins AG Race In Historic Fashion: Kathleen Kane won the race for Attorney General, the first Democrat or woman to do so.

State Treasurer, Auditor General Stay Blue: A pair of pickups for the Dems in State row offices, as Eugene DePasquale and Rob McCord come away victorious.

GOP Sweeps Congressional Races: Democrats across the country may be celebrating, but the PA GOP have achieved victories of their own: retaining their seats in all contentious Congressional races while picking up PA-12.

Critz Concedes Race to Rothfus: Trailing by 8,000 votes as of 11:30 p.m., the Critz campaign has announced that they will concede the race to GOP challenger Keith Rothfus.

Dems Score Historic Pickups in State Senate: Democrats picked up net 3 state Senate seats Tuesday, the biggest pickup for that party since 1970 and the largest swing since the GOP won 4 seats in 1994.

Dems, GOP Fight to Near-Draw in State House: After months of campaigning, it appeared Tuesday night that at least 2 but no more than 5 state House seats would switch party control.

State House Race Results: The makeup of the Pa. House will stay largely the same. Here are the final tallies for the 33 biggest races.

And in case you miss the fast-paced election day news, here is our coverage from before the polls closed: Statewide Races Election Day Open Thread, Congressional Races Election Day Open Thread, and State House & Senate Election Day Open Thread.

And finally this, which turned out… not to turn out: Romney Internal Poll: Pa is Tied: This could explain why the Republican Presidential hopeful has spent so much time in Pa. in the past few days. Apparently his campaign’s polling showed the race tied here.

Statewide
AP: Kane elected to attorney general’s post
AP: Treasurer Rob McCord wins second four-year term
AP: Democrat DePasquale wins state auditor general post
AP: Obama defeats Romney in PA, wins state’s 20 electoral votes
AP: Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania wins re-election
Capitolwire: Casey wins second Senate term.
Capitolwire: Kane elected first Democrat, woman state attorney general.

Philadelphia
Inquirer: GOP expected to keep control of Pa. Senate, House
Inquirer: Three GOP congressmen in area fend off challenges
Inquirer: Pa.’s new voter-ID law caused confusion, voters say
Inquirer: Poll disputes: An election day fit for Philly
Inquirer: Battered but unbowed, Shore voters proudly cast ballots
Inquirer: Kane is projected winner in attorney general race
Inquirer: GOP goes to court to cover Obama mural at polling site
Inquirer: Clinton, Giuliani rally Pa. crowds in last-minute campaign events
Inquirer: Obama-Romney outcome in Pa. could affect future elections
Inquirer: Annette John-Hall: Why disillusioned young voters may abstain from the polls
Daily News: Many voters not on the books in Philly
Daily News: ‘Knee-deep’ in Sandy woes, she votes for Obama, admires Christie
Daily News: Nutter provides update on Election in Philadelphia
Daily News: Election Day — One couple, two candidates
Daily News: Nutter now backing all 4 ballot questions
Daily News: All you need to know before you vote
Daily News: Incorrect voter-ID info at Delco polling places
Daily News: Clinton stumps for Obama at the Palestra
Philly.com: Obama campaign falls just short of billion dollar goal
Philly.com: 100 Years of Presidential Election Results
Daily News: Green Party VP Candidate Cheri Honkala votes
Commonwealth Confidential: PA GOP, Dems hurl vote fraud allegations
Heard in the Hall: Famous 4th Street At It’s Best
Philly Clout: Election result reactions Storified
Philly Clout: Election Day — Committee of Seventy reports problems at the polls
Philly Clout: Election Day…Live from the Famous
Philly Clout: Election Day at Relish
Philly Clout: Black Panthers return
Philly Clout: If you’re in line by 8 p.m. you have the right to vote
Philly Clout: Election official says voting problems are not “widespread”
WHYY Newsworks: Obama re-elected; Romney concedes
WHYY Newsworks: Voter registration group says GOP accusation is based on garbage.
WHYY Newsworks: Gerlach re-elected in 6th Congressional District
WHYY Newsworks: Germantown woman casts the ballot she would have been denied if voter ID requirement was enacted
WHYY Newsworks: Live from Relish, Northwest Philly’s Election Day political hotspot
WHYY Newsworks: A cartoonist’s eye view of Election Day locally
WHYY Newsworks: Explaining the four ballot questions being put to Philadelphia voters
WHYY Newsworks: Casey wins second U.S. Senate term, vows to help middle class
WHYY Newsworks: Fitzpatrick holds off challenger Boockvar in 8th congressional race
WHYY Newsworks: U.S. Sen. Bob Casey declares victory, Freed concedes Pa. AG race
WHYY Newsworks: Incomplete rolls a headache for Philadelphia voters and election judges
WHYY Newsworks: Voting is messy in a corner of South Philly

SEPA
Phillyburbs: Fitzpatrick wins another term, defeats Boockvar
Phillyburbs: Schwartz wins 13th District race
Phillyburbs: Incumbent Bernie O’Neill leads 29th district
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Meehan, incumbents come up big in Delco. Here’s all our election results
Delco Daily Times: Update: Big numbers turn out to pack polls in Delco voting(With Video)
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Bill Adolph wins 13th term in 165th District, defeating Fearn
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Strong turnout, confusion reported at Pa. polls
Delco Daily Times: County council forecasts 2.8 percent tax increase in preliminary budget
Delco Daily Times: Kane elected to attorney general’s post
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Pat Meehan defeats George Badey to win re-election to House
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Dominic Pileggi holds off challenge from Patricia Worrell to win 4th term
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Davidson earns spot back in state house by beating Toole
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Miccarelli holds onto 162nd District
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Micozzie, Bonner battle for 163rd too close to call
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Kirkland wins 11th term in state House after trouncing Schiliro
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Vitali makes it look easy to stay in 166th
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Incumbent Hackett holds off DeMarco to keep 161st seat
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Killion keeps 168th seat after turning back Alois
Delco Daily Times: Election 2012: Bob Casey re-elected to Senate, holding off Tom Smith
Pottstown Mercury: 146th District UPSET: Tom Quigley loses re-election to Democrat Mark Painter
Pottstown Mercury: Congressman Gerlach headed to re-election win over Trivedi
Pottstown Mercury: Rep. Hennessey headed for re-election
Pottstown Mercury: Rep. Warren Kampf wins 157th District rematch over Paul Drucker
Pottstown Mercury: Obama won in Montco, trailed in Berks, close in Chester
Pottstown Mercury: Republican Pat Meehan wins 7th Congressional District
Pottstown Mercury: Rep. Vereb headed for re-election to state House
Pottstown Mercury: Rep. Maloney easily wins reelection in 130th House Dist.
Pottstown Mercury: Schwank wins full term in state Senate
Pottstown Mercury: Toepel appears headed to victory in 147th state House District
Pottstown Mercury: Mackenzie appears headed to re-election in 134th District
Daily Local: ELECTION 2012: Chester County precincts report
Daily Local: Truitt wins second term in state House
Daily Local: Kampf declares victory over Drucker in 157th seat
Daily Local: Update: Pitts on way to holding U.S. House seat
Daily Local: LIVE CHAT: 2012 Election Transcript

Pittsburgh
Tribune Review: DeLuca beats out challenger Paladin in 32nd District race
Tribune Review: Rep. TIm Murphy holds congressional seat
Tribune Review: Levdansky regains District 39 state rep position
Tribune Review: Kathleen Kane wins attorney general, leads sweep of state row offices
Tribune Review: News Alert
Tribune Review: Casey keeps U.S. Senate seat
Post-Gazette:State Rep. Matzie appears to hold off challenger coder
Post-Gazette: Democrat holds on in northern state House seat
Post-Gazette: Former DeWeese house seat appears to stay democratic
Post-Gazette: Rothfus beats Critz
Post-Gazette: Kane elected Pennsylvania attorney general
Post-Gazette: McCord elected Pennsylvania treasurer
Early Returns: Dems hold old DeWeese seat
Early Returns: Tom Smith concedes
Early Returns: State elects first Dem attorney general
Early Returns: GOP holds Vulakovich seat
Early Returns: Kelly wins reelect in PA3
Early Returns: Rothfus beats Critz
Early Returns: Dem Gibbons over See in state House
Early Returns: Gleason congratulates GOP winners
Early Returns: Club for Growth compares Rothfus to Toomey
Early Returns: Rothfus on the win
KDKA: Kane elected Pa. Attorney General
KDKA: Treasurer McCord wins 2nd 4-year term
KDKA: Rothfus wins seat in Pa.’s redrawn 12th congressional district
KDKA: Local Democrats celebrate victory on South Side
KDKA: Pennsylvania General Election Results
KDKA: Democrat Casey wins re-election to U.S. Senate

Southwest
Beaver County Times: Rothfus tops Critz in hotly contested 12th district
Beaver County Times: Gibbons holds on to seat
Beaver County Times: Romney makes a quick stop in Moon
Beaver County Times: Vogel beats Villella to win re-election
Altoona Mirror: Blair voters rush to polls
Altoona Mirror: Casey wins re-election to US Senate
Altoona Mirror: High turnout expected today throughout region
Tribune Democrat: Casey wins re-election to US Senate
Tribune Democrat: Democrat Kane elected to Pa. attorney general post
Tribune Democrat: Exit poll: Pa. sticks with Obama amid economy woes
Tribune Democrat: URGENT: Rothfus defeat Critz

NEPA
The Times-Tribune: Despite sagging economy, Obama romps
The Times-Tribune: Scranton native Kane wins in attorney general race
The Times-Tribune: Kevin Haggerty wins 112th state House race
The Times-Tribune: Major bests Dahlander in 111th race
The Times-Tribune: Carroll beats O’Connor in 118th district race
The Times-Tribune: Uncontested candidates prepare for next terms
The Times-Tribune: Casey wins second Senate term
The Times-Tribune: Democrat Cartwright wins in 17th District Congressional race
The Times-Tribune: Congressman Tom Marino victorious over Democrat Phil Scollo
The Times-Tribune: Barletta defeats Stilp for congressional seat
Times Leader: Cartwright takes 17th
Citizens Voice: High voter turnout reported in Luzerne County

South Central
Carlisle Sentinel: Kane first woman and Democrat to be elected Pa Attorney General
Carlisle Sentinel: 2012 election results
Carlisle Sentinel: Kane tops Freed for historic win in PA
Harrisburg Patriot News: Election results for 15th district senate race
Harrisburg Patriot News: Election results for auditor general race
Harrisburg Patriot News: Election results for 12th district state house
Harrisburg Patriot News: Kathleen Kane elected Attorney General
Harrisburg Patriot News: Election results for 15th district house race
Harrisburg Patriot News: Election 2012 results: Lower Allen Township voters approve occupation tax elimination
Harrisburg Patriot News: Duncannon voters say ‘no’ to taking on debt to improve Apple Tree Alley
York Daily Record: See new members of 113th congress
York Daily Record: After all that, political status quo remains
York Daily Record: How Obama won
York Daily Record: This election comes with no mandate
Lancaster Intelligencer: Pitts and Meehan win reelection to congress
Lancaster Intelligencer: Sturla cruises past challengers to win 96th
Lancaster Intelligencer: GOP candidates win suburban state house races
Lancaster Intelligencer: Gay marriage and marijuana highlight ballot measures
Lancaster Intelligencer: Exit polls show hint of economic optimism as Obama wins

Lehigh Valley
Reading Eagle: Long lines in Exeter polls
Morning Call: Most PA polls fixed in time for election
Morning Call: Requests for voter Id cause complaints
Morning Call: Philly DA probes reporting voter inspector issues
Morning Call: Judge orders GOP partisans stop asking voters for ID outside Pa. polling place
Morning Call: Obama’s win over Romney in PA
Morning Call: Many voters still blame Bush for bad economy
Morning Call: In PA exit poll, economy was biggest issue
Morning Call: Outcome of PA congressional races
Morning Call: Kathleen Kane elected PA Attorney General
Morning Call: Smith concedes senate race to Casey
Morning Call: Dent beats Daugherty for 15th district seat
Morning Call: Treasurer Rob McCord wins second term
Morning Call: Cartwright wins to represent Easton

North by Northwest
Centre Daily Times: 35th state Senate district: Wozniak wins re-election, ready ‘to go back to work’
Centre Daily Times: Benninghoff earns ninth term in District 171 House
Centre Daily Times: Incumbent Rep. Glenn Thompson beats Penn State professor Charles Dumas to keep 5th Congressional District
Centre Daily Times: Conklin heads back to 77th district seat for a fourth term
Centre Daily Times: Hanna retains 76th District state House seat running unopposed
Centre Daily Times: Centre County sees strong Election Day turnout
Centre Daily Times: Economic uptick, Obama’s ability to define Romney key to re-election
Centre Daily Times: Centre County sees strong election day turnout
Centre Daily Times: Casey wins re-election to U-S Senate
Centre Daily Times: Voter’s have more favorable view of Obama

November 7th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Morning Buzz, Top Stories | 2 Comments

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  2. Matt says:

    So under the expert political “leadership” of Gleason/Corbett we lost a US Senate seat, 3 row offices, and are closer to losing our majority in the state house and state senate. SHAMEFUL!

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