Republican State Senator Doug Mastriano conceded the Pennsylvania governor’s race to Democrat Josh Shapiro. Mastriano posted his concession on Twitter Sunday evening. This after results show Shapiro with a commanding 14% lead, with almost all votes counted.
“Difficult to accept as the results are, there is no right course but to concede, which I do, and I look to the challenges ahead,” Mastriano wrote in a statement released Sunday evemning. “Josh Shapiro will be our next Governor, and I ask everyone to give him the opportunity to lead and pray that he leads well.”
Mastriano, a State Senator from Franklin County, said his campaign was “”The People’s” Movement” and said he will do his best to support Shapiro.
Here is Mastriano’s full statement: