Republican Tim DeFoor wins race for Auditor General

By: - November 6, 2020 12:13 pm

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.

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Cassie Miller
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.