(WBRE/WYOU-TV) Fred Keller is claiming victory in the Special Election for Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District. He was facing Democrat Marc Friedenberg for the seat held by former Congressman Tom Marino.
Keller released the following statement:
“I’m honored to have the support of the hardworking people of the 12th Congressional District and for their trust in electing me to represent them in Congress,” Keller said. “Tonight is the beginning of us working together to address the issues that the people have told us will positively impact every family across central and northeast Pennsylvania.”
President Donald Trump who campaigned for Keller on Monday night in Montoursville tweeted out is congratulations:
Great news for Republicans: Fred Keller has just won the hard fought for Pennsylvania Congressional contest in a LANDSLIDE, over 70% of the vote. Thanks to the thousands who showed up for the Rally last night. Congratulations to Fred and his wonderful family!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 22, 2019