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Wolf a year ago ordered an investigation into the treatment of state employees by Stack and his wife and stripped Stack of state police protection.

Pennsylvania state senator and waste-hauling millionaire Scott Wagner is the victor of the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.

Dan Meuser leads Scott C. Uehlinger and George F. Halcovage Jr for a spot in the November 6 General Election Meuser has 25,131 votes, Halcovage 11,630 votes and Uehlinger 11,351 votes.

Scanlon and Wild defeated male candidates backed by Sen.

Wagner fashions himself as a garbage man coming to clean up a state government that chokes the economy with regulations and taxes.

Pennsylvania: Could Democratic infighting cost the party winnable seats? Wagner and Wolf live in York County.

But President Donald Trump's presence could still be felt in the state, as a close ally, Rep. Lou Barletta, won the GOP Senate primary.

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta had paid little attention to his Republican rival, state Rep. Jim Christiana, during the primary campaign.

For Democrats, the primaries were a test of whether the progressive vision embodied by the Sen.

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Barletta is a former small-city mayor who first got national notice for attempting to pass local laws to combat illegal immigration. Barletta was an early supporter of Trump's presidential bid and has fervently embraced the president's policies. Trump asked Barletta to run for Senate and is expected to campaign for him.

Polls in Idaho are open from 8 8 p.m.

OR is a vote-by-mail state, where ballots must be received by 11 p.m. ET.

EMILY's List, the progressive political group that supports Democratic women, hailed the victories.

Dwight Evans, in his first full term, will face Republican Bryan Leib in the November general election.

In the 1st District, it's wealthy philanthropist Scott Wallace who will face off against GOP Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick. If that result stands, a district President Trump narrowly won could fall off Democrats' wish list. Doyle is uncontested in November.

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will face Republican state Sen.

Still, defeating Casey in November's election is a tall order. Further down the ballot were races for lieutenant governor, U.S. House and state Legislature. He now faces state Sen. Scott Wagner is favored to win.

Casey also ran unopposed.

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A court-ordered recast of the state's congressional districts helped spur unusual interest among political candidates. With Scanlon and Dean running in deep blue districts, and Houlahan also favored in a more competitive race, Pennsylvania is poised to send at least one woman, and maybe more, to Congress for the first time in four years.

Storm-related power outages are delaying the counting of some paper ballots in Pennsylvania.

The later hours of voting Tuesday faced heavy thunderstorms and even a short-lived tornado warning.

For election result updates, check back to and see Wednesdays's edition of The Republican-Herald for complete coverage of the primary election.For election result updates, check back to and see Wednesdays's edition of The Republican-Herald for complete coverage of the primary election. Pennsylvania is a critical part of the Democrats' calculus for getting the 23 seats they need to win back control of the House, but the party will still have to move past some messy ideological fights following the primary.

Paul Mango voted Tuesday morning at Pine Richland High School in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, about 15 miles north of Pittsburgh.

For Republicans, it was a question of whether candidates would run in the footsteps of President Donald Trump, who carried the state by 44,000 votes in 2016, or would they embrace a more moderate, suburban Republicanism?

Polls in Pennsylvania close at 8 p.m. EDT, while Nebraska's polls close at 9 p.m. EDT. Uehlinger said he also is pro-life and pro-Second Amendment, lives in the district and has never donated money to a Democratic candidate. Now it's majorly Democratic.

The new map, which is aimed at more evenly distributing Democratic and GOP voters in each district, has led to many new Democratic challengers, including 11 in the District 5 primary and six in District 7. "Tonight, we made it possible for this new district for the first time to be represented by a Democrat in Congress and to be represented by a women in Congress".

Fifty-five-year-old Nelson says the political shift with redistricting was needed, adding "it's about time". With all precincts reporting, she leads by only 1,126 votes.

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Growing up in a Kennedy Democrat household, Scanlon received loud cheers at many points in her acceptance speech, including when she spoke about having female representation in the district. Bob Krist of Omaha, a former Republican and independent who joined the Democratic Party in February.

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