Democrat Josh Shapiro wins second term as Pa. Attorney General

By: - November 6, 2020 2:48 pm

Incumbent Democratic Attorney General Josh Shapiro has won a second, four-year term, the Associated Press reports.

Shapiro, a former Democratic state lawmaker and Montgomery County commissioner, defeated Republican Heather Heidelbaugh, a former member of Allegheny County Council, 50-46 percent, according to unofficial tallies compiled by the Pennsylvania Department of State.

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John L. Micek
John L. Micek

A 3-decade veteran of the news business, John L. Micek is the Pennsylvania Capital-Star's Editor-in-Chief. An award-winning political reporter, Micek’s career has taken him from small town meetings and Chicago City Hall to Congress and the Pennsylvania Capitol. His weekly column on U.S. politics is syndicated to 800 newspapers nationwide by Cagle Syndicate. He also contributes commentary and analysis to broadcast outlets in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Micek’s first novel, “Ordinary Angels,” was released in 2019 by Sunbury Press.