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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Contests for governor, lieutenant governor, U.S. senator

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by The Press in Local News

other PRIMARY races


Republicans Scott R. Wagner, of York County; Paul Mango, of Allegheny County; and Laura Ellsworth, of Allegheny County, are on the ballot for Pennsylvania governor in the May 15 primary election.

The winner will face incumbent Democrat Tom Wolf in the November general election.


Republicans Kathy Coder, of Allegheny County; Diana Irey Vaughan, of Washington County; Jeff Bartos, of Montgomery County; and Peg Luksik, of Cambria County, are seeking the position of lieutenant governor in the primary election.

The Democratic candidates are Kathi Cozzone, of Chester County; John Fetterman, of Allegheny County; Mike Stack, of Philadelphia County; Ray Sosa, of Montgomery County; and Nina Ahmad, of Philadelphia County.


Republicans Jim Christiana, of Beaver County, and Lou Barletta, of Luzerne County, will compete in the primary for U.S. senator.

The winner will face incumbent Democrat Bob Casey Jr.