Supreme Court: Republican Kevin Brobson defeated Democrat Maria McLaughlin to serve on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, according to the Associated Press. Brobson leads McLaughlin by 5 points as of Wednesday morning, according to unofficial results from the Department of State.
Superior Court: Republican Megan Sullivan defeated Democrat Timika Lane for a seat on the Pennsylvania Superior Court, according to the Associated Press. Sullivan leads Lane by 11 points as of Wednesday morning, according to unofficial results from the Department of State.
Commonwealth Court: Republican Stacy Wallace won a seat on the Commonwealth Court, according to Spotlight PA. Republican Drew Crompton leads Democrats Lori Dumas and David Spurgeon for the second seat as of Wednesday morning.
Special Elections: Democratic HOLDS in HD-113 (Lackawanna – seat formally held by Rep. Flynn) & HD-164 (Delaware – seat formally held by Rep. Davidson) : It’s being reported that Democrats Thom Welby and Gina Curry won special elections for the state House’s 113th and 164th Districts, keeping the seats in Democratic control.
State House Vacancies: Vacancies and special elections are coming. Rep. Ed Gainey (D-Allegheny) will become Mayor of Pittsburgh while Rep. Jake Wheatley (D-Allegheny) is expected to join his administration. Meanwhile Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) won her race for Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas.
Our own John Bear (R-Lancaster) won his bid for a four-year term on the Manheim Board of Township commissioners. Congratulations, John!
If you’re interested in your local election returns – you can go to the Department of State’s website for all the updates – https://www.vote.pa.gov/About-Elections/Pages/Election-Results.aspx