Shapiro Wins PA Gov Race by 13 Pts
Updated 7:30 am Wednesday November 9
In a race that did not get as much national play Democratic Attorney General Josh Shapiro trounced Republican Doug Mastriano to become the state’s first Jewish Governor with a dominating win Tuesday night. .
The race was called just before 11 pm Tuesday night, with about 62 percent of the vote counted.
The final unofficial results have Shapiro leading statewide, 55.5 to 44.6. over the Army Veteran
Shapiro the current Attorney General of the Commonwealth, had the support of many republicans who called Mastriano’s ideas and policies “too extreme” for Pennsylvania.
Shapiro, who was elected as attorney general in 2016, focused his campaign on protecting abortion rights, raising the state minimum wage to $15 an hour, expanding green energy and union rights, and investing in public schools and law enforcement, among other things.