Mastriano Concedes to Shapiro in Pennsylvania Governor’s Race

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: