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Dinniman holds off London, Lawrence defeats Dean

11/09/2016 09:01AM ● By J. Chambless

On Election Day, Chester County citizens cast more votes for Hillary Clinton (140,188) than for Donald Trump (115,582). Across 228 precincts in the county, with all the votes counted as of 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, total voter turnout was 76.90 percent.

In local races decided last night, the high-profile 19th District race between Democrat incumbent Sen. Andy Dinniman and challenger Jack London came down to 75,162 votes (56.25 percent) for Dinniman, and 58,304 (43.64 percent) for London.

In the 13th District, incumbent Republican Rep. John Lawrence defeated Democratic challenger Nancy Dean by a vote of 17,452 to 10,622.

In the 158th District, Republican Eric Roe, with 17,617 votes, held off Democratic challenger Susan Rzucidlo, who got 15,509 votes.

Stephen Barrar, the incumbent in the 160th district, fended off the challenge of David Cleary by more than a two-to-one margin.

Republican Lloyd Smucker defeated Democrat Christina Hartman in the race to represent the 16th Congressional District.

In the 6th Congressional District, Ryan Costello won reelection with 54 percent of the vote over Mike Parrish, who won 45 percent of the vote.

More results will be added here when they become available.

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