State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. edged Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby to earn the Democratic nomination in the 5th Senatorial District special election.
Voters in the 170th Legislative District will choose their new representative in a special election on Tuesday, March 24.
Democrats Brendan Boyle and Mike Driscoll win open seats for the U.S. and Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Pennsylvania voters will be going to the polls in less than three weeks, and some local races are hotly contested.
Democratic ward leaders in the 173rd Legislative District are unanimously behind Mike Driscoll in the May 20 primary.
State Rep. Brendan Boyle last week held his first major fundraiser in his campaign for the 13th Congressional District seat.
Thanks to a tie-breaking vote by state Supreme Court Chief Justice and Rhawnhurst resident Ron Castille, new boundaries for state House and Senate districts are kaput. Denny O’Brien’s old House seat likely will stay put, spurring a crowded contest.