UK Today News: Election Results Pennsylvania – Democrat Joe Sestak defeats Arlen Specter, Mark Critz Wins
Election Results Pennsylvania 2010, Arlen Specter Election Results, Joe Sestak, Mark Critz: Democrat Mark Critz won the special election in southwestern Pennsylvania. The election results of Pennsylvania shows that the Democrats promoted Critz’s victory as a big defeat to the Republican campaign, and this has resulted in them winning a majority of House seats.
Democrat Mark Critz defeated Republican Tim Burns.
Tim Burns said: “I’m honored, I’m humbled but most of all, I am proud as I stand before you. What I can tell you is, I’m going to go to Congress and work tirelessly for western Pennsylvania.”
Senator Arlen Specter who is known to have openly supported US President Barack Obama and who had left the Republican Party to become democratic in April 2009 was beaten by Democratic Representative Joe Sestak.
Joe Sestak said: “It’s been a great privilege to serve the people of Pennsylvania. And it’s been a great privilege to be in the United States Senate.” he added.”