DeFoor Wins Auditor General Race
The Republicans have flipped a statewide row office.
Republican Tim DeFoor, a Dauphin County Controller, has defeated Democrat Nina Ahmad, a former Deputy Mayor of Philadelphia, in the race for the Auditor General. DeFoor leads Ahmad by 4 points as the AP called the race on Friday morning.
DeFoor is the first Republican since 1992 to win the race for Auditor General and becomes the first person of color in Pennsylvania to win a statewide row office.
The Auditor General’s race is the first statewide race called in Pennsylvania. Attorney General Josh Shapiro currently holds a 3.6 point lead over GOP challenger Heather Heidelbaugh, while incumbent Treasurer Joe Torsella trails GOP challenger Stacy Garrity by 1.68 points. Former Vice President Joe Biden has also taken the lead over President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania.