A midterms nail-biter in Bucks County means bad news for Pa. Democrats. But this is Bucks! | Maria Panaritis

November 8, 2018

Bucks County Democrat Tina Davis stands with former U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy in a Levittown restaurant, telling supporters that her bid for Republican incumbent Tommy Tomlinson's Pa. Senate seat was too close to call on Wednesday morning, Nov. 7, 2018.

By Staff

It was around 11:45 on election night when perhaps the most dramatic moment of the midterms in Pennsylvania went down in a Levittown strip mall.

A Democrat named Tina Davis was holed up inside a fluorescent-lit campaign office as her nightlong lead over a 28-year veteran Republican state lawmaker vanished. This happened at the same time that, a mile up the road at a Sheraton hotel, fellow Democrat Scott Wallace was conceding defeat to Republican U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick.

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