ELECTION RESULTS: U.S. Congress, 8th District
Election results for the 8th district race for U.S. Congress will be updated here as results come in.
The candidates are:
Matt Cartwright, Democratic John Chrin, Republican
The district includes Hazleton, Nanticoke, Pittston, Wilkes-Barre, Ashley, Avoca, Bear Creek Village, Courtdale, Dupont, Duryea, Edwardsville, Exeter, Forty Fort, Freeland, Hughestown, Jeddo, Kingston, Laflin, Larksville, Laurel Run, Luzerne, Nuangola, Penn Lake Park, Plymouth, Pringle, Sugar Notch, Swoyersville, Warrior Run, West Hazleton, West Pittston, West Wyoming, White Haven, Wyoming and Yatesville; the townships of Bear Creek, Buck, Butler, Dallas, Dennison, Exeter, Fairview, Foster, Franklin, Hanover, Hazle (District 1 split), 02, 03, 04 and 05, Jackson, Jenkins, Kingston, Pittston, Plains, Plymouth, Rice, Wilkes-Barre and Wright.