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Live results: Shifting district may cost Democrat Pennsylvania House race

November 06, 2012|By Matt Pearce
  • Poll worker Ruby Slappy waits to talk to voters outside of the Renaissance Center on Franklin Avenue in Aliquippa, Pa.
Poll worker Ruby Slappy waits to talk to voters outside of the Renaissance… (Lucy Schaly, Beaver County…)

A shifting district and waves of outside cash have put Democrats at risk of losing their foothold on Western Pennsylvania, where the 12th Congressional District race has seen more outside money than in any other U.S. House race.

After the 2010 census, Pennsylvania saw its 12th Congressional District get rejiggered by state Republicans to include more conservative voters. That presents a challenge for Democratic incumbent Mark Critz, who has distanced himself from President Obama and the president’s signature healthcare reform. He is opposed by repeat challenger Keith Rothfus, and outside groups have spent almost $10 million on the race.

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