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Monday, June 18, 2018

2018 GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Wild, Nothstein win in 7th; Mako defeats challenger in 183rd

Democrat Susan Wild and Republican Marty Nothstein were victorious in their bids for the new 7th Legislative District. They will face off for the seat in the November general election.

Lehigh County vote tallies were as follows:

Democrat Susan Wild – 8,755 votes

Democrat Greg Edwards – 5,721 votes

Democrat John Morganelli – 4,896 votes

Democrat Rick Daugherty – 1,209 votes

Democrat Roger Ruggles – 471 votes

Democrat David Clark – 422 votes

Republican Marty Nothstein – 8,955 votes

Republican Dean Browning – 7,734 votes Northampton County votes tallies were as follows:

Democrat John Morganelli – 8,264 votes

Democrat Susan Wild – 5,343 votes

Democrat Greg Edwards – 5,032 votes

Democrat Roger Ruggles – 1,775 votes

Democrat Rick Daugherty – 386 votes

Democrat David Clark – 211 votes

Republican Dean Browning – 6,816 votes

Republican Marty Nothstein – 6,269 votes

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Incumbent state Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, retained his seat in the primary election, defeating challenger Cindy Miller. He will face Democrat Jason Ruff in the November general election.

Lehigh County vote tallies were as follows:

Democrat Jason Ruff — 1,639 votes

Republican Zach Mako — 1,293 votes

Republican Cindy Miller — 484 votes

Northampton County vote tallies were as follows:

Democrat Jason Ruff — 1,773 votes

Republican Zach Mako — 1,561 votes

Republican Cindy Miller — 581 votes

Editor’s Note: These are Lehigh County and Northampton County results, not Pennsylvania results, so the winners of the county election may not be the overall winners. These numbers of unofficial until certified by the county boards of elections.