Kathleen Kane achieved two firsts in her Pennsylvania attorney general election victory:
- First woman AG
- First Democrat AG
She defeated Republican David Freed 56 to 41 percent i n unofficial results from Tuesday's voting.
Kane won the support of Lehigh Valley voters on her way to statewide success:
- Kane: 161,539
- Freed: 143,310
- Kane: 229,530
- Freed: 163,865
Kane, 46, is a former Lackawanna County prosecutor who will now oversee an office with a staff of about 700 and subject to legislative battles over a budget that now stands at $81 million, according to a Philly.com report.
Kane had a slight fundraising edge in the race.
Both candidates pledged a review of the Jerry Sandusky child rape case.