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    Winners of contested races in Pennsylvania’s primary
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    Pennsylvania (AP) — The winners of contested races for governor, lieutenant governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House in Pennsylvania’s primary on Tuesday. Three U.S. House primaries were too close to call Tuesday night.

    US SENATE

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    Four-term U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta won a two-way Republican primary. He will face two-term Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey.

    GOVERNOR

    State Sen. Scott Wagner won a three-way Republican primary. He will face first-term Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.

    LT. GOVERNOR

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    John Fetterman, the mayor of Braddock in Allegheny County, won a five-way Democratic primary. Jeff Bartos won a four-way Republican primary.

    U.S. HOUSE

    1st District

    Freshman U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick won a two-way Republican primary. Scott Wallace won a three-way Democratic primary. The race is considered a toss-up in November.

    2nd District

    Two-term U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle won a two-way Democratic primary. He will face Republican David Torres in the heavily Democratic district.

    3rd District

    Freshman U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans won a two-Democratic primary. He will face Republican Bryan Leib in the heavily Democratic district.

    4th District

    State Rep. Madeleine Dean won a three-way Democratic primary. She will face Republican Dan David in the Democratic-leaning district.

    5th District

    Mary Gay Scanlon won a 10-way Democratic primary. She will face Republican Pearl Kim in the Democratic-leaning district.

    6th District

    No contested primaries.

    7th District

    Susan Wild won a six-way Democratic primary. Two candidates were vying for the Republican nomination. The race is considered a toss-up in November.

    8th District

    John Chrin won a three-way Republican primary. He will face three-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright in the Democratic-leaning district.

    9th District

    Dan Meuser won a three-way Republican primary. Dennis Wolff won a three-way Democratic primary. The district leans Republican and has an open seat.

    10th District

    A four-way Democratic primary was too close to call. The winner will face three-term Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Perry in the Republican-leaning district.

    11th District

    Two-term U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker won a two-way Republican primary. He will face Democrat Jess King in the solidly Republican district.

    12th District

    Four-term U.S. Rep. Tom Marino won a two-way Republican primary. A two-way Democratic primary was too close to call. The district is solidly Republican.

    13th District

    John Joyce won an eight-way Republican primary. He will face Democrat Brent Ottaway in the solidly Republican district for the open seat.

    14th District

    State Sen. Guy Reschenthaler won a two-way Republican primary. Bibiana Boerio won a four-way Democratic primary. The district is solidly Republican and has an open seat.

    15th District

    Susan Boser won a two-way Democratic primary. She will face five-term Republican U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson in the solidly Republican district.

    16th District

    Ron DiNicola won a three-way Democratic primary. He will face four-term Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly in the Republican-leaning district.

    17th District

    No contested primaries.

    18th District

    Twelve-term U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle won a two-way Democratic primary. No Republicans filed to run in the heavily Democratic district.

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