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Lou Barletta concedes, Mastriano on ballot in November

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — In the race for governor, it looks like republican Doug Mastriano’s name will be on the ballot in November. He will be joined by democrat Josh Shapiro who ran unopposed. Former Hazleton mayor Lou Barletta was hoping for a different outcome. Lots of...
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Lou Barletta fights to secure Governor nomination

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One of the most closely watched races in the nation is that of the Governor of Pennsylvania. Former Hazleton Mayor and former Congressman Lou Barletta are one of two leading candidates vying for the GOP nomination. We stopped by the largest polling place in Hazleton on East Broad. Turnout was low […]
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Lou Barletta looking for a big win tonight

HAZLETON, LUZERNE CO. — GOP gubernatorial candidate Lou Barletta voted this morning with his wife Mary Grace Barletta at the Southside Fire Station in Hazleton. “Today, I feel great. It’s one year today since I announced. I feel like I've run the campaign that I wanted to; I’ve got to meet so many people. I think our message has resonated. We've been at the top of the polls from the very first day till today," said Lou Barletta. The former Congressman and mayor of Hazleton added that he feels confident heading into election day.

Lou Barletta hosts election eve rally in Wilkes Barre Township

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- With only a few hours left until the polls open for the Pennsylvania primary, candidates across the ballot are putting in one last push for voter support.   Monday night, Republican gubernatorial candidate Lou Barletta held a campaign rally in Luzerne County.   The race for governor is one of […]

Melissa Hart drops out of Pennsylvania governor race and endorses Lou Barletta

HARRISBURG (KDKA) - Another candidate is dropping out of the race for Pennsylvania governor. Republican Melissa Hart announced Friday that she's ending her campaign because "the stakes are too high" to split votes on Tuesday's primary."The very reason I began this campaign is the same reason I am suspending my campaign; my desire to serve the people of Pennsylvania and their best interests," she posted on Facebook.Melissa Hart is now endorsing Lou Barletta, saying she believes he's the only candidate who can defeat Josh Shapiro, who is unopposed in his primary. Jake Corman dropped out of the race Thursday to also support Barletta. Both Corman and Harts' names will still appear on Tuesday's ballot. 

Republicans ‘Very Disappointed’ in Trump’s Mastriano Endorsement, Continue Lining Up Behind Lou Barletta

Republicans across Pennsylvania are questioning former President Trump’s last-minute endorsement of State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R) in the gubernatorial race. Many have continued lining up behind former Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA), who has previously unseated Democrats in local and congressional races. On Saturday, Trump announced his endorsement of Mastriano,...