Pennsylvania Election Results 2010: Pat Toomey wins Senate by a hairline

By on Nov 4, 2010 in International, United States, World Comments

International sites reported that in Pennsylvania 2010 Elections, Republican Pat Toomey won by a slim 51% over Democrat Joe Sestak. The Republicans also won the race for governor with Tom Corbett having a 55% advantage over Dan Onorato.

Congressman Toomey, is considered to be a fiscal conservative fully supported by the Tea Party movement.

Sestak got the support of labor unions and and was joined by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in the final weeks of the campaign period.

During the exit polls, 90% of the voters chose Sestak, while 92% favored the Republicans.  54% of Independents selected Toomey, over the 46% of Sestak.

As of posting, 81% has been reported, and here is the breakdown of the votes:

  • Republican Pat Toomey has almost 50% of the vote with 1,754
  • Democrat Joe Sestak has almot 50% of the vote with 1,728,659.

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