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Wagner Wins GOP Gubernatorial Primary

State Sen. Scott Wagner will officially challenge Governor Tom Wolf in the general election after defeating two challengers in a hotly contested primary.  

Wagner defeated lawyer Laura Ellsworth and businessman Paul Mango in the primary that was noted for the harsh attacks between Wagner and Mango.  

Wagner, who was endorsed by the state GOP, currently holds a 44-36 lead over Mango.  

Wagner spent millions of his own dollars to win the primary.  

He also selected Berks County attorney Jeff Bartos as his informal running mate. Bartos defeated Washington County Commissioner Diana Irey Vaughan, former Bellevue Councilwoman Kathy Coder, and pro-life activist Peg Luksik in the separate LG primary.


8 Responses

  1. The GOP of PA ,had real class ,at one time …’s turned itself into one of white trash , manipulated by extremists . Having trash man Wagner lead it, is so perfect . He is Trump alright , a big loan from a millionaire family member ( in this case an uncle) and millions in Municipal Contracts made trash buildings ,another hauled trash . Both unqualified fat cretins,4 wives . Dangerous ,rude ,vicious, stupid liars . Wagner goes into the dumpster of history in November.

  2. The problem with Pennsylvania is
    she has strayed away from God. Wagner doesn’t seem to be a Donald Trump light at all. To Make America or Pennsylvania great again return her people to the Lord. Peg Luksik was the candidate to beat the opposition. God have mercy on Pennsylvania.

  3. Wagner said it himself, he is just like Donald Trump. He was introduced at events as “Donald Trump Light”. If you like Donald Trump, you will love Scott Wagner. Why, they are practically the same person!

  4. I supported Mango through and through in the primary, but now I am supporting Wagner and Bartos. We need to come together and defeat Wolf!

  5. congrats scott and jeff and I will support you guys for November for this race.

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