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Barletta wins Republican Senate primary in Pennsylvania. Senate

Barletta wins Republican Senate primary in Pennsylvania. Senate

Republican Lou Barletta will be facing off against Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Casey in November.

On the democratic ticket, there have been 186 write-in votes cast for Pennsylvania's 10th district, meaning incumbent Rep. Aaron Bernstine -- who's running unopposed on the republican ticket - will likely have a challenger in the November election.

Casey is one of 10 Democratic senators who represent a state won by President Donald Trump in 2016, putting a target on his back for Republicans, who control the Senate, 51-49.

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Still, defeating Casey in November's election is a tall order.

OR and Idaho also held primary elections.

Fetterman had made a failed bid in 2016 for the U.S. Senate.

On Saturday, Barletta's campaign said it sent out recorded telephone calls of Trump criticizing Casey and reminding hundreds of thousands of registered Republicans why he supports Barletta "fully, strongly, and proudly".

Christiana, 34, who spent the last decade as a state representative, won large portions of the western part of the state, but not enough to beat Barletta, who carried the central and eastern parts, where the former Hazleton mayor is well-known.

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Barletta, a former mayor of Hazleton, was heavily favored to win the race, having been endorsed by President Trump and the state's GOP.

Trump asked Barletta to run for U.S. Senate - the pair are on good enough terms that Barletta watched this year's Super Bowl with Trump at the Republican president's Mar-a-Lago club in Florida - and Barletta remains a staunch supporter. Deb Fischer against four primary opponents.

Nevertheless, the overload of open seats has resulted in a number of outsized Democratic main fields - reminiscent of within the new seventh District, the place six Democrats had been operating to interchange Republican Rep. Charlie Dent, who has stepped down. Fischer is expected to face Lincoln City Councilwoman Jane Raybould, a Democrat, in the general election.

Early Tuesday afternoon, Trump tweeted: "Nebraska - make sure you get out to the polls and VOTE for Deb Fischer today!" Renacci won and Blankenship lost.

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will face the victor of a crowded Republican primary that state Sen.

Trump states in the recording that Sen. Though Nebraska has elected conservative-leaning Democrats to the Senate in the past decade, pundits nevertheless expect Fischer to be easily re-elected.

Barletta raised nearly $3 million to Christiana's $274,000 but spent little of it on the primary, which he appeared to view as a small hurdle on the track toward November.

He paid little attention to his Republican rival during the primary campaign. Voters who identify as Democrats also outnumber their Republican counterparts by more than 9 percentage points.