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Pennsylvania House Race: Although 18th District Too Close To Call Democrat Claims Victory

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The Pennsylvania House of Representative Special Election, with 100% of the precincts reporting and a full six hours after the polls have closed, is waiting for a winner as no media has yet called the race.

Conor James Lamb, a moderate Democrat, has claimed victory in the hotly contested U.S. Representative election. The photo finish, with just .02% separating the Lamb and his opponent Republican Rick Saccone, is spelling disaster for the GOP.


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Media are resisting the urge to call the race for the Lamb, even as the numbers point to democrat, who took 49.8% or 113,111 votes as his opponent took 49.6% or 112,532 votes. With provisional, absentee and write in ballots still outstanding the race could still go either way.

Donald Trump took Pennsylvania in the 2016 election and secure the 18th District by double digits in his historic win and today, one year later, the mystic of the Trump Presidency is casting a pall over recent elections

Even stumping for Republican Candidate Saccone didn’t result in the resounding defeat Republicans were hoping to bolster their sagging numbers. Pennsylvania is the second special election in republican strongholds that have flipped since the election of Donald Trump.


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The proverbial political bubble is quickly deflating and may result in a change in party control as all 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representative and 34 states will elect governors in the upcoming November 2018 elections.

If Pennsylvania is any indicator, which every political prognosticator, pundit and tea leaf reader has suggested this race is a key sign for the upcoming mid-term elections, the GOP will pour massive funding into key races, just as they did in Pennsylvania to the tune of $10.7million to stave off an embarrassing loss to no avail.

Should the Democrat prevail, Conor James Lamb, a former Marine and federal prosecutor, would replace former Rep. Tim Murphy, a Republican, who resigned after texts and emails surfaced that he encouraged the women he had been involved with outside his marriage to have an abortion.

 

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