Special Elections in Pennsylvania

It's election day in parts of southeastern and south-central Pennsylvania.

Special elections are being held Tuesday in state House districts to fill a pair of mid-term vacancies left by the resignations of Republican incumbents.

In Delaware County's 161st District, local labor leader Paul Mullen, a Republican, faces competition from Democrat Leanne Krueger-Braneky, a businesswoman from Swarthmore.

In the 87th House district in Cumberland County, real-estate executive Greg Rothman, a Republican, is squaring off against Democrat Bob Charles, a retired businessman.

Three more special elections are scheduled in Philadelphia districts next week to fill vacancies left by the resignations of three Democratic House members.

Copyright AP - Associated Press
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