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  • Dismantling The Establishment: Why Scott Wagner’s Pennsylvania State Senate Victory Matters

    03/24/2014 8:03:47 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 3 replies
    personalliberty.com ^ | 3/24/14 | Sam Rolley
    Republican State Senatorial candidate Scott Wagner, running a write-in campaign, beat candidates backed by both the Democratic and the GOP establishments in a Pennsylvania special election last week. Wagner’s victory over the establishment standard-bearers for the State’s 28th Senate district represents the first time a write-in candidate has ever won a seat in the Pennsylvania Senate. Wagner, a businessman from York County, won an astonishing 48 percent of the vote with his write-in campaign. His GOP-endorsed opponent, State Representative Ron Miller, took 27 percent of the vote and Linda Small, the Democratic establishment pick, received 26 percent. Local news reports...
  • SCOTT WAGNER BEATS THE GOP ESTABLISHMENT - CAP and a Pennsylvania write-in revolt.

    03/20/2014 11:24:23 PM PDT · by neverdem · 61 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3.20.14 | Jeffrey Lord
    First, it was a Florida congressional race. Now? A Pennsylvania special election for the state Senate. The Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania scores a major win — and yes, the winner says he heard about Obamacare. Scott Wagner is a Pennsylvania state Senator this morning. It wasn’t supposed to happen. In a stunning upset, the York County businessman, taking a stand against the state’s political establishment of both parties, made state history by winning a special election for the Pennsylvania state Senate — in a write-in landslide, defeating both the Republican and Democrat nominees. Wagner captured 48 percent of the vote....
  • Trash hauling co. exec wins Pa. Senate seat (Tea Party beats establishment in a write-in!)

    03/19/2014 10:03:36 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 17 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | 3/18/14
    <p>YORK, Pa. (AP) — After a bruising and expensive campaign, voters in a York County state Senate district on Tuesday backed a conservative trash company executive's maverick write-in bid over the Republican party's hand-picked candidate, a veteran state representative.</p> <p>Penn Waste Inc. President Scott Wagner claimed victory in a special election to finish the term of retired Sen. Mike Waugh, who resigned in January and was named executive director of the state Farm Show Complex and Expo Center.</p>
  • Tea Partier wins write-in race for Pennsylvania state Senate seat (run as a conservative and win!)

    03/19/2014 9:42:05 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 38 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3-19-2014 | Mark Tapscott
    March 19, 2014 Tea Partier wins write-in race for Pennsylvania state Senate seat Mark Tapscott York is a modest little city in Southern Pennsylvania not too far from Baltimore and right in the heart of Dutch country. It's not the sort of place where political revolutions are found. But Republican state Senate nominee Ron Miller may think differently this morning because he just lost a special election to a write-in Tea Party candidate, Scott Wagner. "With 100 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday night, write-in votes totaled 10,595, or 47.7 percent, to Miller's 5,920, or 26.6 percent. Democrat Linda Small of...
  • Scott Wagner the presumed winner in 28th Senate

    03/19/2014 1:27:51 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 43 replies
    yorkdispatch.com ^ | 3/19/2014 | Christina Kauffman
    In what appears to be an unexpected victory for a conservative businessman who had made s point of bucking his own party, Republican Scott Wagner is presumed to have won a write-in campaign to defeat party nominee Ron Miller for an open seat in the state Senate. The closely watched, hotly contested face-off ended in disappointment for the Republican mainstay and a first major victory for the tea party in York County. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting Tuesday night, write-in votes totaled 10,595 or 47.7 percent, to Miller's 5,920 or 26.6 percent. Democrat Linda Small of New Freeedom...