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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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