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Mon Apr 22, 2024, 03:16 PM Apr 22

Five races to watch in Pennsylvania primaries on Tuesday [View all]

7th District: Three Republicans are vying to challenge Democratic Rep. Susan Wild, a top GOP target, in this Lehigh Valley district. Army National Guard veteran Kevin Dellicker, who lost a 2022 primary, is running again, as are state Rep. Ryan Mackenzie and Maria Montero, a political newcomer and co-founder of the Lehigh Valley’s Power of Women Networking Initiative.......

10th District: Six Democrats are running to challenge Rep. Scott Perry, a former Freedom Caucus chairman.....

1st District: GOP Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, a co-chair of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, faces a primary challenge from anti-abortion activist Mark Houck......

3rd District: Rep. Dwight Evans faces a primary challenge from former Philadelphia Register of Wills Tracey Gordon. But Gordon didn’t report raising any money to the FEC as of April 3, while Evans had raised $743,000 and had $225,000 on hand.

12th District: Freshman Rep. Summer Lee faces a primary challenge from Bhavini Patel, an Edgewood councilwoman. The race has drawn attention for highlighting the Democratic Party’s divisions over Israel. Patel has criticized Lee for her position on the war in Gaza and for a lack of support for Israel.


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