PoliticsPA Election Recap
Tom Wolf cruised to a double-digit win and Gov. Tom Corbett to a historic loss Tuesday. Below the top ticket race, a Republican wave swept bigger GOP majorities into the state House and Senate. Here are all the election results you need to know.
PA-Gov: Tom Wolf Elected Governor: Wolf will become the 47th Governor of Pennsylvania.
PA-6: Costello Wins Election to Congress: With Jim Gerlach retiring, Republicans kept the seat as Ryan Costello defeated Manan Trivedi.
PA-8: Rep. Fitzpatrick Re-Elected: Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick has been elected to his fourth-term in Congress.
Congressional Races Run-Down: Brendan Boyle cruised, while voters returned Keith Rothfus and every other other incumbent to Congress. Here are the final results.
GOP Sweeps PA Senate Races: Republicans went five for five in competitive state Senate races Tuesday, expanding their majority by 3 seats: 30 to 20
Republicans Romp to Pick Up 8 House Seats: PA House Republicans had a strong night Tuesday, adding 8 seats to their majority (now 119 to 84) and protecting every one of their incumbents from Democratic challengers.
SD-26: McGarrigle Wins Narrowly Over Kane: In what was easily the most talked about State Senate race of the year, Delaware County Chairman Tom McGarrigle edged out Plumbers Local 690 Business Manager John Kane for a Republican victory
SD-32: Stefano Knocks Off Kula in GOP Pickup: After a contentious race, Republican businessman Pat Stefano defeated state Rep. Deb Kula for the seat of retiring Sen. Rich Kasunic (D-Fayette).
SD-40: GOP Picks Up New Senate District with Scavello: Capping off another successful midterm election for the GOP, State Rep. Mario Scavello defeated Democratic attorney Mark Aurand.
SD-46: Incumbent Solobay Loses to Bartolotta: The Democrat State Senator suffered a defeat at the hands of his GOP challenger
HD-46: GOP Opponent Ortitay Beats Rep. White: The Democratic incumbent conceded the race, which represents a Republican pickup.
HD-74: Lewis Overcomes Maxwell: Republican newcomer Harry Lewis defeated Democratic hopeful Josh Maxwell.
HD-81: Mike Fleck Concedes to Irvin: The incumbent, who made headlines when he became the first openly gay legislator in PA history, lost his seat to a fellow Republican.
HD-83: GOP Pickup: Wheeland Defeats Mirabito: The Lycoming County Commissioner ousted three-term incumbent Democrat Rep. Rick Mirabito.
HD-120: GOP Pickup: Kaufer Wins in Upset: The Republican flips the district for the first time since 1991.
HD-146: Tom Quigley Wins Back State House Seat: The Republican, who lost in 2012, took back his seat Tuesday.
HD-157: Warren Kampf Staves Off Challenge from Democrat Marion Moskowitz: State Rep. Kampf prevailed in his re-election effort.
HD-163: Santora Fights off Challenge to Keep Seat in Republican Hands: Republicans maintained their hold on the seat vacated by retiring Rep. Nicholas Micozzie.
See more State House race results here: PA House Republicans had a strong night Tuesday, adding 8 seats to their majority and protecting every one of their incumbents from Democratic challengers.