Pennsylvania’s Blue Wave falls flat for some Democratic candidates as voters split tickets

Written by on November 17, 2020

Pennsylvania’s Blue Wave falls flat for some Democratic candidates as voters split tickets

By Hayden Mitman

November 17, 2020

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President-elect Joe Biden may have won Pennsylvania’s electoral votes, but it doesn’t appear that his momentum helped many Democrats in down-ballot races. 

In the state’s row offices, Democratic incumbent Attorney General Josh Shapiro defeated his GOP challenger, but Republican Timothy DeFoor won auditor general, and the AP says the state treasurer’s race is too close to call. Results in state legislative races went largely to Republican candidates as well.

WLVR’s Hayden Mitman spoke with reporter Sarah Anne Hughes of Spotlight PA, a nonpartisan newsroom covering state government, about the results and what they mean for Pennsylvania. 

Listen to the interview,

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