Dr. Oz faces McCormick and Barnette
According to the two top Republican Senate candidates, Pennsylvania’s neck and neck race for the nomination said they do not expect any winner on election night.
“So, it’s not going to be a result tonight,” stated Dr. Mehmet O, the famous physician who was endorsed by the former President Donald Trump.
Oz said to supporters during his election-watch party, “Take some time off.” “When all votes are counted, I’m confident that we will win,” said Oz.
Dave McCormick was a former CEO of a hedge fund and is the top candidate in this race. He explained that there were still thousands of ballots to count to his supporters.
“Unfortunately we are not going to find resolution tonight. However, we have a path to follow. McCormick stated that victory is possible and all thanks to you.
After midnight, both candidates were separated only by about a hundred votes.
Pennsylvania’s Department of State acknowledged the delays in the results and attributed the delay to laws that prohibit “pre-canvassing”, which prevents ballots from being counted before Election Day. According to Leigh Chapman, the Acting Secretary for State of Pennsylvania, this means that counties can only begin counting mail ballots Tuesday morning. press release.
She pointed out that approximately 900,000.000 applications for primary ballots were received by mail. She said that she expected the majority of these ballots to be counted within a matter of days.
The Democratic side of this primary had a much more clear picture: NBC News predicted that Pennsylvania’s Lt. Governor. John Fetterman is expected to win the Democratic Senate Primary race.
Fetterman was the overwhelming favorite for the Democratic nomination, despite having suffered a stroke recently. The eventual Republican nominee and he will meet in general elections that may play an important role in who controls the U.S. Senate.
The battle lines for Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial election in November were drawn on Tuesday night. NBC projected that Republican state Senator Doug Mastriano would compete against Democratic state Attorney-General Josh Shapiro.
Trump supported Mastriano just three days before his primary. Mastriano has made false allegations that the 2020 election was stolen. Shapiro was unopposed to run for Democratic nomination in order to succeed the current Democratic Governor. Tom Wolf is currently term-limited and cannot run again.
Oz, who was the host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” became a big star when he said he’d run for Senate as a Republican in the seat that is being held vacant by Sen. Pat Toomey. Trump gave him his endorsement and his campaign won. reportedly spentMore than $12 Million in advertising revenue alone.
Mehmet Oz, a famous physician, addresses a crowd at Bell Blue (PA), US on Monday, May 16, 2022.
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Oz, an untried campaigner but who is now a champion for women’s rights. lived in New JerseyFor two decades, McCormick was tied with Kathy Barnette (right-wing commentator Kathy Barnette), in polls. Barnette gained popularity during the last days of the primary.
Toomey could be re-elected to the Senate as Democrats fight to retain control over a 50-50 chamber.
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is the U.S. Democratic Senate nominee for Pennsylvania. He takes a selfie alongside attendees during a meet and greet at Weyerbacher Brewing Company Easton (PA), May 1, 2022.
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Fetterman was predicted to win his two main opponents, U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb (state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta).
In a Tuesday evening congratulatory speech, President Joe Biden said that Democrats were “united around John”.
Biden said that Biden “understands the reality of working-class families across America” and stated in a statement that Biden understood this. It’s time for them to be dealt in. John’s election to the United States Senate is a major step forward for Pennsylvania’s workers.
He also took aim at the Republican primary field.
Biden stated that they had fought against a chaotic, malicious primary campaign in order to become the most extreme. “And they have shown people their authentic selves – that whoever emerges will be too dangerous, too craven, and too extreme to represent Pennsylvania in the United States Senate.”
The weekend saw Fetterman’s Senate campaign take a dramatic turn when the candidate was admitted to the hospital after suffering a stroke. Fetterman stated in a statement, that he expected to completely recover but was unable to return on the campaign trail during the last days of primary.
The Democrat’s campaign reported Tuesday afternoon that Fetterman had undergone a successful procedure to install a pacemaker along with a defibrillator. According to his campaign, he is now resting in the hospital following the lengthy procedure that lasted over two and a half hours.