The Associated Press has called Guy Ciarrocchi and Lisa Scheller as the winners in their respective primary races for the U.S. House.
Ciarrocchi, president and CEO of the Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry and former gubernatorial candidate, was declared the winner of the Republican primary in the 6th Congressional District. He currently holds a 2,226-vote lead over runner-up Steve Fanelli in the Berks and Chester County district. Ciarrocchi will meet incumbent Democrat Chrissy Houlahan in November.
Scheller, chairwoman and CEO of Silberline Manufacturing, earned the AP nod as the winner of the GOP primary in the 7th Congressional District which comprises Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe and Northampton counties. She holds a 1,757-vote advantage over challenger Kevin Dellicker and is set to take on Democratic incumbent Susan Wild in the fall.