U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick won the Republican nomination in the 1st Congressional District, earning over 65 percent of the vote against opponent Alex Entin during the May 17 primary election. In the November general election, Fitzpatrick will go up against Democrat Ashley Ehasz.
Rep. Frank Farry, who currently serves the 142nd Legislative District, ran uncontested for Sen. Tommy Tomlinson’s seat in the 6th Senate District. He will go up against Democrat Ann Marie Mitchell in November.
For the 31st Legislative District, Rep. Perry Warren ran uncontested and will go up against Republican Bernard Sauer, who earned over 53 percent of the vote against Jennifer Spillane.
Uncontested races included the 10th Senate District (incumbent Sen. Steve Santarsiero and Republican Matthew McCullough); the 18th Legislative District (incumbent Rep. K.C. Tomlinson and Democrat Krzysztof Walski); and the 178th Legislative District (Democrat Ilya Breyman and Republican Kristin Marcell). The latter seat is being vacated by Republican Rep. Wendi Thomas.
Regarding the statewide race for U.S. senator, Bucks County residents voted in favor of current Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D) and Mehmet Oz (R). The Republican race was too close to call when The Times went to print.
For Pennsylvania governor, Josh Shapiro ran uncontested for the Democrats. On the Republican side, Bucks County residents voted in favor of Douglas Mastriano, despite Lou Barletta receiving endorsements from several local officials, including Bensalem Township Mayor Joe DiGirolamo and Sen. Tomlinson.