Every Vote Counts In Tight Pennsylvania Race
It’s a close one. Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone is fighting off Democrat challenger Conor Lamb in a House district vote Tuesday, with a recount looking possible as Lamb moves ahead on 49.9 percent to Saccone’s 49.5 percent. Pro-gun and pro-union Lamb leads by less than 1000 votes in the Pittsburgh adjacent district, sending shivers down the spines of Republicans elsewhere in the country ahead of November midterms. The district swings but favors Republicans, and went hard red for Trump in 2016, with Rep. Tim Murphy vacating the seat late last year over an affair scandal.