Sunday, December 28, 2014

Upset brewing in the 186th?

An upset in the state House? Plus, Farnese and Doc are neck and neck for state Senate.

Upset brewing in the 186th?

PA Primary Team reports:

Is there an upset brewing in the 186th district State House race?

With about a third of the vote counted, Kenyatta Johnson is pulling ahead of incumbent Harold James. Johnson has 66 percent of the vote to James' 34 percent.

Meanwhile, Larry Farnese is holding his own against John Dougherty to replace Vince Fumo, with Farnese taking key parts of Center City.

More to come...


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