Lamb wins in Pennsylvania gives Democrats a map for Trump country


Conor Lamb, a Democrat and former Marine, scored a razor-thin but extraordinary upset in a special House election in southwestern Pennsylvania after a few thousand absentee ballots delivered Democrats a win in the heart of President Donald Trump’s Rust Belt base.
The victory still may be contested, but Lamb’s 627-vote lead Wednesday afternoon appeared insurmountable, given that the four counties in Pennsylvania’s 18th district have about 500 provisional, military and other absentee ballots left to count, county election officials said. That slim margin, out of almost 230,000 ballots cast,... read more

 
14 March 2018 in Politics, Views: 33
Source: Chron
 


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