Pennsylvania GOP Senate Primary Still Too Close To Call

Bloomberg News reports:

Pennsylvania’s bitterly fought Republican US Senate primary was too close to call early Wednesday with celebrity physician Mehmet Oz holding the slimmest of leads over former Bridgewater Associates Chief Executive Officer David McCormick.

Oz, who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, had 31.3% of the vote to McCormick’s 31.1%, with 99% of the votes counted, according to the Associated Press. Conservative firebrand Kathy Barnette, who roiled the campaign with a surge in its closing days, lagged with 24.8%.

Pennsylvania law requires an automatic recount in statewide races when the margin is less than or equal to 0.5% of the total vote. Candidates can also request a recount through the courts.

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