PA primary: Jim Bognet wins GOP nomination for the 8th Congressional District

Jim Bognet and U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright

The Associated Press has called the race for the Republican nomination in PA-8 for Jim Bognet.

The 8th District race saw Trump-endorsed Jim Bognet square off against Mike Marsicano for the chance to unseat incumbent Matthew Cartwright (a Democract) in November, who ran uncontested in Tuesday's primary.

By 11 p.m., the Associated Press had called the race for Bognet.

The 8th District includes all of Wayne, Pike and Lackawanna counties, as well as portions of Luzerne and Monroe counties.  

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