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Pennsylvania primary election results 2024

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Polls across Pennsylvania are closed and results from the 2024 primary elections are pouring in. View live results from the Pennsylvania Attorney General, U.S. House and other statewide races at the links below.

Pennsylvania primary election results

Who was registered on the 2024 primary ballot in Pennsylvania?

President

Primary elections in the battleground state are relatively late, and Republican Donald Trump is currently running unopposed from former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley. suspended his 2024 GOP presidential campaign in early March.

Democrat Joe Biden is also running unopposed in the primary. This comes as his remaining challenger, Rep. Dean Phillips of Minnesota, dropped out his long-term candidacy in the Democratic primaries against Biden in early March.

Senate

Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey did not face a primary opponent, nor did his Republican challenger David McCormick. Control of the U.S. Senate is at stake in 2024, and Casey’s bid for a fourth term is expected to be one of the most expensive and closely watched races in the country.

Primary voters have made choices in other races.

Congress

All 17 incumbents – nine Democrats and eight Republicans – are running for election to Pennsylvania’s 17 congressional seats.

Only a handful of seats are expected to be competitive in the November general election.

In the primary, only five have a direct challenger within their party: Democratic Rep. Dwight Evans of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh-area Democratic U.S. Rep. Summer Lee, and Republican U.S. Reps. Mike Kelly of Butler and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick of Bucks County.

In the 3rd District, Evans defeated Philadelphia Register of Wills Tracey Gordon, according to Associated Press projects.

Fitzpatrick won the Republican nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District, according to AP Projects.

In eastern Pennsylvania’s 7th District, three Republicans were vying for the nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Susan Wild of Allentown. State Rep. Ryan Mackenzie defeated computer company owner Kevin Dellicker and attorney Maria Montero, the AP projects.

Meanwhile, in south-central Pennsylvania’s 10th District, six Democrats sought the nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Perry of York County: public radio executive Blake Lynch, business consultant John Broadhurst, former television personality Janelle Stelson, Harrisburg City Council member Shamaine Daniels, Michael O’Brien, retired Marine Corps pilot, and Rick Coplen, teacher and retired Army officer . The AP projects Stelson won.

Attorney General

Democrat Eugene DePasquale and Republican Dave Sunday won their primary elections. Attorney General of Pennsylvania Tuesday, AP projects.

For Democrats, the AP projects that DePasquale, the state’s former auditor general, beat four others, according to the state. Representative Jared Solomon of PhiladelphiaDelaware County Attorney Jack Stollsteimerformer federal prosecutor Joe Khan And Keir Bradford-Greythe former head of Philadelphia and Montgomery County defense attorneys.

On the Republican side, the York County district attorney beat Rep. Craig Williams of Delaware County for the nomination on Sunday, according to the AP.

Treasurer

Democrats also nominated Erin McClelland, a two-time congressional candidate from suburban Pittsburgh who has helped lead various social service organizations, to challenge Republican state Treasurer Stacy Garrity. McClelland prevailed despite being significantly out-voted by her party-backed rival.

Auditor General

Incumbent Republican President Tim DeFoor is running for a second four-year term.

Democrats nominated state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta of Philadelphia to challenge DeFoor.

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