By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH/HARRISBURG (KDKA) — Many Pennsylvanians headed to the polls on Tuesday–or mailed their ballots ahead of time–to vote in the May 18 primary election.

A number of important elected officials and referendums were on the ballot and determined by voters.

We have a full breakdown of each local, Allegheny County, and statewide race you need to know about.

No election race has officially been decided yet, with the exception of the Pittsburgh Mayoral Democratic primary. All other results are unofficial and have not been certified.

 

CITY AND COUNTY ELECTIONS

PITTSBURGH MAYORAL RACE

Democratic Candidates
William Peduto (incumbent) — 21,928 votes (39.26%)
Winner: Edward C. Gainey (challenger) — 25,804 votes (46.20%)
Tony Moreno (challenger) — 7,332 votes (13.13%)
Michael Thompson (challenger) — 670 votes (1.20%)
Write-In — 115 votes (0.21%)

Republican Candidates
Write-In — 2,110 votes (100%)

ALLEGHENY COUNTY SHERIFF

Democratic Candidates
Kevin Kraus — 78,716 votes (50.90%)
Dom Costa — 75,038 votes (48.52%)
Write-In — 901 votes (0.58%)

Republican Candidates
Write-In — 7,941 votes (100%)

ALLEGHENY COUNTY COUNCIL DISTRICT 9

Democratic Candidates
Bob Macey (incumbent) — 5,773 votes (58.25%)
Steven Singer — 4,063 votes (41.00%)
Write-In — 74 votes (0.75%)

Republican Candidates
Write-In — 217 votes (100%)

PITTSBURGH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 2

Democratic Candidates
Theresa Kail Smith (incumbent) — 3,346 votes (69.45%)
Jacob Williamson (challenger) — 1,462 votes (30.34%)
Write-In — 10 votes (0.21%)

Republican Candidates
Write-In — 170 votes (100%)

PITTSBURGH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 4

Democratic Candidates
Anthony Coghill (incumbent) — 3,559 votes (62.42%)
Bethani Cameron (challenger) — 2,133 votes (37.41%)
Write-In — 10 votes (0.18%)

Republican Candidates
Write-In — 150 votes (100%)

PITTSBURGH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 6

Democratic Candidates
Robert Daniel Lavelle (incumbent) — 3,512 votes (98.10%)
Write-In — 68 votes (1.90%)

Republican Candidates
Write-In — 11 votes (100%)

PITTSBURGH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 8

Democratic Candidates
Erika Strassburger (incumbent) — 5,532 votes (98.87%)
Write-In — 63 votes (1.13%)

Republican Candidates
Write-In — 29 votes (100%)

PITTSBURGH PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD: DISTRICT 1

Democratic Candidates
Sylvia C. Wilson (incumbent) — 3,135 votes (56.20%)
Carlos A. Thomas (challenger) — 606 votes (10.86%)
Grace Higginbotham (challenger) — 1,816 votes (32.56%)
Write-In — 21 votes (0.38%)

Republican Candidates
Sylvia C. Wilson (incumbent) — 128 votes (89.51%)
Write-In — 15 votes (10.49%)

PITTSBURGH PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD: DISTRICT 3

Democratic Candidates
Sala Udin (incumbent) — 2,841 votes (51.39%)
Lamont Frazier, Jr. (challenger) — 2,663 votes (48.17%)
Write-In — 24 votes (0.43%)

Republican Candidates
Write-In — 24 votes (100%)

PITTSBURGH PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD: DISTRICT 5

Democratic Candidates
Terry Kennedy (incumbent) — 2,021 votes (41.84%)
Tracey Reed (challenger) — 2,794 votes (57.85%)
Write-In — 15 votes (0.31%)

Republican Candidates
Terry Kennedy (incumbent) — 370 votes (95.12%)
Write-In — 19 (4.88%)

PITTSBURGH PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD: DISTRICT 7

Democratic Candidates
Khamil Scantling — 1,371 votes (34.58%)
Jamie Piotrowski — 2,585 votes (65.20%)
Write-In — 9 votes (0.23%)

Republican Candidates
Write-In — 49 votes (100%)

PITTSBURGH PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD: DISTRICT 9

Democratic Candidates
Veronica M. Edwards (incumbent) — 1,827 votes (37.13%)
Delancey Walton (challenger) — 1,089 votes (22.13%)
Gene Walker (challenger) — 1,979 votes (40.22%)
Write-In — 26 votes (0.53%)

Republican Candidates
Veronica M. Edwards (incumbent) — 433 votes (91.54%)
Write-In — 40 votes (8.46%)

ALLEGHENY COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS:

Democratic Candidates
Chelsa Wagner — 73,546 votes (6.48%)
Sabrina Korbel — 67,641 votes (5.96%)
Wrenna Watson — 58,829 votes (5.18%)
Lisa Middleman — 58,784 votes (5.18%)
Nicola Henry-Taylor — 57,975 votes (5.11%)
Elliot Howsie — 54, 431 votes (4.80%)
Tiffany Sizemore — 53,766 votes (4.74%)
Bruce Beemer — 50,668 votes (4.46%)
Jessel Costa — 43,479 votes (3.83%)
Tom Caulfield — 38,729 votes (3.41%)
Mik Pappas — 38,525 votes (3.39%)
Alyssa Cowan — 37,078 votes (3.27%)
Patrick A. Sweeney — 36,004 votes (3.17%)
Anthony DeLuca — 33,241 votes (2.93%)
Zeke Rediker — 32,276 votes (2.84%)
Rosemary Crawford — 29,191 votes (2.57%)
Giuseppe Rosselli — 28,453 votes (2.51%)
William Bill Caye — 28,140 votes (2.48%)
Pauline Calabrese — 24,490 votes (2.16%)
Mark Patrick Flaherty — 23,215 votes (2.05%)
Daniel J. Konieczka Jr. — 23,186 votes (2.04%)
Ilan Zur — 21,264 votes (1.87%)
Andy Szefi — 19,205 votes (1.69%)
Beth Tarasi Sinatra — 18,398 votes (1.62%)
Chuck Porter — 17,271 votes (1.52%)
George Heym — 17,074 votes (1.50%)
Albert Veverka — 16,704 votes (1.47%)
Brian D. Flaherty — 16,412 votes (1.45%)
Matt Rogers — 15,858 votes (1.40%)
Jason J. Cervone — 15,185 votes (1.34%)
Jimmy Sheets — 12,033 votes (1.06%)
Joseph Patrick Murphy — 11,543 votes (1.02%)
Marc Daffner — 9,781 votes (0.86%)
Dean A. Birdy — 9,635 votes (0.85%)
Brian Samuel Malkin — 9,167 votes (0.81%)
Rick Hosking — 8,949 votes (0.79%)
Richard Thomas Ernsberer — 8,812 votes (0.78%)
Clint Kelley — 8.089 votes (0.71%)
Ryan O. Hemminger — 5,863 votes (0.52%)
Write-In — 1,913 votes (0.17%)

Republican Candidates
Joesph Patrick Murphy — 25,977 votes (7.18%)
Bruce Beemer — 20,900 votes (5.78%)
Anthony DeLuca — 20,384 votes (5.64%)
Daniel J. Konieczka Jr. — 20,032 votes (5.54%)
William Bill Caye — 18,970 votes (5.24%)
Chuck Porter — 18,757 votes (5.19%)
Sabrina Korbel — 18,625 votes (5.15%)
Mark Patrick Flaherty — 17,753 votes (4.91%)
Lisa Middleman — 14,508 votes (4.01%)
Matt Rogers — 14,046 votes (3.88%)
Pauline Calabrese — 13,933 votes (3.85%)
Elliot Howsie — 12,673 votes (3.50%)
Marc Daffner — 12,534 votes (3.47%)
Ryan O. Hemminger — 11,396 votes (3.15%)
Jimmy Sheets — 11,236 votes (3.11%)
Andy Szefi — 11,109 votes (3.07%)
Tom Caulfield — 10,845 votes (3.00%)
Beth Tarasi Sinatra — 10,622 votes (2.94%)
Albert Veverka — 10,459 votes (2.89%)
Patrick A. Sweeney — 10,348 votes (2.86%)
Jason J. Cervone — 9,455 votes (2.61%)
Chelsa Wagner — 9,241 votes (2.55%)
Jessel Costa — 7,796 votes (2.16%)
Ilan Zur — 6,843 votes (1.89%)
Wrenna Watson — 6,087 votes (1.68%)
Mik Pappas — 5,583 votes (1.54%)
Richard Thomas Ernsberger — 5,305 votes (1.47%)
Write-In — 3,156 votes (0.87%)
Zeke Rediker — 3,155 votes (.087%)

STATEWIDE ELECTIONS

SPECIAL ELECTION: 59th LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

Republican Candidates
Leslie Baum Rossi — 7,624 votes (63.41%)

Democratic Candidates
Mariah Fisher — 4,074 votes (33.89%)

Libertarian Candidates
Robert Luther — 325 votes (2.7%)

SPECIAL ELECTION: 60th LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

Republican Candidates
Abby Major — 9,222 votes (76.68%)

Democratic Candidates
Frank C Prazenica — 2,331 votes (19.38%)

Libertarian Candidates
Andrew Hreha — 473 votes (3.93%)

PA SUPREME COURT

Republican Candidates
Paula Patrick — 123,461 votes (14.45%)
Kevin Brobson — 444,738 votes (52.06%)
Patricia A. McCullough — 286,043 votes (33.49%)

Democratic Candidates
Maria McLaughlin — 784,006 votes (100%)

PA SUPERIOR COURT

Democratic Candidates
Jill Beck — 335,900 votes (40.80%)
Timika Lane — 389,319 votes (47.29%)
Bryan Neft — 98,064 votes (11.91%)

Republican Candidates
Megan Sullivan — 776,132 votes (100%)

PA COMMONWEALTH COURT

Democratic Candidates
David Lee Spurgeon — 386,710 votes (26.74%)
Lori A. Dumas — 422,727 votes (29.23%)
Sierra Street — 257,065 votes (17.77%)
Amanda Green Hawkins — 379,916 votes (26.27%)

Republican Candidates
Drew Crompton — 609,194 votes (49.63%)
Stacy Marie Wallace — 618,252 votes (50.37%)

 

CITY AND COUNTY BALLOT QUESTIONS

ALLEGHENY COUNTY BALLOT QUESTION – On Conditions of Confinement in the Allegheny County Jail
Yes — 166,852 votes (69.46%)
No — 73,378 votes (30.54%)

CITY OF PITTSBURGH BALLOT QUESTION – Barring the Use of No-Knock Warrants by the Pittsburgh City Police
Yes — 49,133 votes (81.16%)
No — 11,409 votes (18.84%)

 

STATEWIDE REFERENDUMS

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 1 TERMINATION OR EXTENSION OF DISASTER EMERGENCY DECLARATION
Yes — 1,031,128 votes (53.61%)
No — 892,093 votes (46.39%)

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 2 DISASTER EMERGENCY DECLARATION AND MANAGEMENT
Yes — 1,039,897 votes (53.58%)
No — 900,920 votes (46.42%)

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 3 PROHIBITION AGAINST DENIAL OR ABRIDGEMENT OF EQUALITY OF RIGHTS BECAUSE OF RACE OR ETHNICITY
Yes — 1,380,797 votes (71.36%)
No — 554,215 votes (28.64%)

STATEWIDE REFERENDUM-ACT 2020-91
Yes — 1,386,992 votes (72.19%)
No — 534,353 votes (27.81%)