Republican Tim DeFoor wins race for Auditor General

    Republican Tim DeFoor has won the statewide race for Auditor General, according to the Associated Press.

    The AP called the race for DeFoor, of Dauphin County, on Friday, beating out Democratic nominee Nina Ahmad, of Philadelphia, by 4 percentage points,  49.90 percent to 45.90 percent, according to unofficial Department of State data. 

    The Dauphin County controller will be the first elected row officer of color in Pennsylvania.

    Cassie Miller
    A native Pennsylvanian, Cassie Miller worked for various publications across the Midstate before joining the team at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. In her previous roles, she has covered everything from local sports to the financial services industry. Miller has an extensive background in magazine writing, editing and design. She is a graduate of Penn State University where she served as the campus newspaper’s photo editor. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in professional journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In addition to her role at the Capital-Star, Miller enjoys working on her independent zines, Dead Air and Infrared.