May 21, 2014

Wednesday NewsClips

May 20 Primary Results: It was an early night for calling elections Tuesday.  The Associated Press declared Tom Wolf the winner of the Democratic race for Governor at 8:45 and state Sen. Michael Stack (D-Philadelphia) the winner of the Democratic Primary for Lt. Governor at 9:22.
With just over 99 percent of the votes counted, Tom Wolf has 57.9 percent of the vote and     Michael Stack had 46.7 percent of the vote, according to preliminary results posted by the Department of State.
Two incumbent House members and one incumbent Senator lost in the May 20 Primary election, according to preliminary results posted by the Department of State.
Rep. Jose Miranda (D-Philadelphia), who was mentioned in the sting operation run by the Attorney General’s Office, and Sen. Leanna Washington (D-Philadelphia) who faces corruption charges from the Attorney General, both lost to Primary challengers.  Rep. James Clay (D-Philadelphia) was the other House member to lose in the Primary.
One House race is in doubt as a write-in candidate is poised to oust Rep. Mike Fleck (R-Blair) Pennsylvania’s first openly gay lawmaker.
Two Congressional incumbents with Primary challengers-- Bill Shuster and Michael Doyle-- both won their Primary races and the quietest of the four candidates running in the Democratic Primary to replace Allyson Schwartz-- Brendan Boyle-- won.  
Chatham Takes Steps Toward Becoming Coed Next Year
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