Summer Lee declares Victory
Summer Lee declared victory late Tuesday in the Democratic primary race to represent Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional District in the U.S. House,
..voicing confidence that the remaining uncounted votes will favor her campaign over corporate attorney Steve Irwin's.
With 93% of precincts reporting, Lee holds a 446-vote lead over Irwin, a former Republican U.S. Senate..
.. staffer who benefited from super PAC cash that poured into the district in the contest's final stretch.
Irwin has not conceded defeat as the race remains too close to formally call.
United Democracy Project (UDP), a super PAC founded by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), spent nearly $3 million in recent weeks boosting...
...Irwin and attacking Lee, a progressive state representative who supports Medicare for All, a Green New Deal, and Palestinian rights.