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WPSU Primary Results, Including Fall Gov. Race Matchup: Wolf/Fetterman Vs. Wagner/Bartos

In the Republican primary for Governor, Scott Wagner beat out his challengers. The Pennsylvania state senator and waste-hauling millionaire will face Democratic Governor Tom Wolf in November. Polls have Wagner well behind Wolf, though he’ll have 6 months to try to change that.

In the Lieutenant Governor’s race, Democratic incumbent Mike Stack has lost reelection in the primary. This is the first time in Pennsylvania’s history that a sitting Lt. Governor has lost reelection. In a crowded field, Braddock mayor John Fetterman won the party nomination with 40 percent of the vote. He’ll run against Jeff Bartos on the Republican side. Bartos campaigned with Wagner.

In the Republican U.S. Senate primary, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta easily beat his Republican rival. He’ll face Democratic incumbent Bob Casey, who is among 10 Democratic senators seeking re-election in states won by Trump.

In the 12th Congressional District, incumbent Republican Tom Marino beat out Doug McLinko. On the Democratic side, the race was too close to call as of 12:02 a.m. on Wednesday. At that time with 99 percent of precincts reporting, Marc Friedenberg had 50.3 percent of the vote and Judy Herschel had 49.7 percent of the vote.