May 16, 1990 |
Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey swept past a primary challenger who had attacked his opposition to abortion and captured the Democratic nomination Tuesday for a second term. With 93% of the precincts reporting, Casey, a Democrat who signed a tough anti-abortion law in November, had 574,248 votes, or 77%, to lawyer Philip S. Berg's 166,990 votes, or 23%. Casey called his victory "a strong endorsement by the Democratic voters of this state of our record of the last four years. . . .