---- — U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly looks like the winner in the Third District House race. With 83 percent of the vote in, Kelly, the incumbent Republican, was leading his Democratic challenger Missa Eaton, of Sharon, by 11 percent, or about 30,000 votes. Independent candidate Steven Porter garnered about 4 percent of the vote.
Kelly issued the following statement on tonight’s election results:
"Two years ago the good people of Pennsylvania's 3rd District elected me to represent their interests of restoring a strong economy and bringing fiscal sanity back to Washington. The goals of two years ago remain the same today in the new 3rd District and across this country. I am humbled by their support and pledge to continue fighting everyday to bring western Pennsylvania's voices, values and issues to Washington."