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2014 Primary Elections Returns

High School referendum Yes sign
Emily Reddy

Here are elections results for races of interest in the WPSU listening area according to unofficial results…

The State College High School Funding referendum has passed. Voters in the State College school district voted by nearly a 3 to 1 margin to fund $85 million worth of renovations and new building to the local high school.

Democrat Tom Wolf has won the Democratic primary for Governor.

Michael Stack came out on top in a crowded race for Democratic Lt. Governor.

The 5th congressional race was a tight one, but Kerith Strano Taylor will take on Glenn Thompson in the fall.

In the 9th congressional district the incumbent, Bill Shuster, beat out two fellow Republicans who challenged him.

In the 12th Congressional District Erin McClelland beat out John Hugya for the Democratic nomination. She'll take on Keith Rothfus in the Fall.

In the 66th State House District, there was a three-way race for the Republican nomination. Cris Dush won that race.

In the 71st State House District, Republican James Rigby beat out primary opponent Mark Amsdel.

In the 72nd State House District, in the Republican race, Philip Rice beat Randal Wilson. In the Democratic race, which is also contested, Frank Burns beat out Martin Westrick.

In the 80th District, Republican incumbent Jerry Stern is not running for reelection. In the Republican primary, Judith Ward beat Aaron Ritchey.

Emily Reddy is the news director at WPSU-FM, the NPR-affiliate public radio station for central and northern Pennsylvania.
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