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Pennsylvania Election Results 2012

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Pennsylvania Election Results 2012

 Results (unofficial):

% reporting Race Democratic Candidates Results Republican Candidates Results 99
U.S. President Obama-Biden 2,864,619 Romney-Ryan 2,580,543 99
U.S. Senate Bob Casey Jr. 2,899,659 Tom Smith 2,417,029 99
PA Treasurer Robert M. McCord 2,762,278 Diana Irey Vaughan 2,315,845 99
PA Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane 3,005,522 David J. Freed 2,227,836 99
PA Auditor General Eugene A. DePasquale 2,623,291 John Maher 2,454,802 99 Congress District 18 Larry Maggi 115,975 Tim Murphy 204,784

President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden were re-elected Tuesday night, defeating Republican challenger and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his vice-presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan.

Obama won Pennsylvania, gaining the state's 20 electoral votes.

In Pennsylvania's 2012 race for U.S. Senate, incumbent Bob Casey Jr. (D-Scranton) defeated Tom Smith (R-Shelocta). 

In the races for three state offices:

  • Auditor General: Democrat Eugene A. DePasquale of York County defeated Republican John Maher of Upper St. Clair and Libertarian Betsy Elizabeth Summers
  • Attorney General: Democrat Kathleen G. Kane of Lackawanna County defeated Republican David J. Freed of Cumberland County and Libertarian Marakay J. Rogers.
  • Treasurer: Incumbent Democrat Robert M. McCord of Montgomery County defeated Republican Diana Irey Vaughan of Washington County and Libertarian Patricia M. Fryman.

Incumbent Tim Murphy will remain the U.S. representative of the 18th congressional district.

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