Primary election: Live results

Staff report

10:49 p.m. update: 

Marielle Ritchie, Jon Ritchie's wife, left, and campaign chairman Garrett Rothman look at results as they come in while waiting at Duke's Riverside in Lemoyne, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. John A. Pavoncello

York County Republican Mike Regan has claimed victory in the race for his party's nomination to represent Pennsylvania's 31st Senate District.

"This is unbelievable," Regan, a two-term representative in the state House, told supporters at a party in New Cumberland. "This room full of people made this happen."

Regan led the three other candidates, securing 21,121 votes, followed closely but former NFL player Jon Ritchie, who received 13,617 votes, according to unofficial results from the  Pennsylvania Department of State.

Camp Hill-area dentist Brice Arndt came in third with 6,185 votes and Scott Harper, an attorney from Washington Township, rounded out the field with 1,178 votes, according to the results.

During his victory speech, Regan also noted he still has to win the November to officially secure the seat. But since no Democrats ran for the seat, the race was essentially decided in the primary

92nd House race: With nearly 59 percent of the York County votes counted in the district, Dawn Keefer is leading in the 92 House District race. Keefer has 1,788 votes, or 34.8 percent. Anthony Pugliese is second with 1,737, or 33.8 percent, followed by Kraig Bruder with 1,594, or 31 percent.

No Democrats were on the ballot for either of those races.

U.S. Senate: The Associated Press has called Pennsylvania's Democratic U.S. Senate primary for the party establishment’s choice. From the news service:

Katie McGinty is a former state and federal environmental policy official who got millions in dollars from the party to run her campaign. She also received the endorsements of top Democrats from President Barack Obama on down.

She defeated second-time candidate Joe Sestak, a retired Navy admiral the party didn’t consider a team player. Two other candidates finished far behind in Tuesday’s voting.

McGinty will challenge Republican incumbent Pat Toomey (TOO’-mee) in the November election. Toomey was unopposed for the Republican nomination.

This is McGinty’s second run for statewide office. She finished last in a four-way gubernatorial primary in 2014.

The fall contest could tilt control of the Senate.

Reported earlier: Go to the Pennsylvania Department of State's website for up-to-the-minute election results after polls close at 8 p.m.

Whitney Bellomo, looks down at her daughter DeAnna, 6, as they walk out of Normandie Ridge Senior Center in West Manchester Twp., after voting Tuesday morning. Amanda J.Cain photo

The state site will update the races for president, U.S. senator, attorney general, auditor general and state treasurer as precincts from across Pennsylvania report results. Readers can also get results of those races for specific counties, as well as the results for state House and Senate races.

In York County, the two main contested General Assembly races are for the 92nd House and 31st Senate districts.

Three Republicans are running in the 92nd House District, which includes a large swath of northern York County, from Fairview Township in the north to Washington Township in the south. It also includes Monroe Township in Cumberland County. They are Dawn Keefer, 43, of Franklin Township, Anthony Pugliese, 29, of Fairview Township, and Kraig Bruder, 29, Newberry Township.

Four Republican are running for the 31st Senate District, which includes an area that stretches from Fairview Township in the north to Jackson Township in the south as well as a large area of Cumberland County. They are state Rep. Mike Regan, ex-NFLer Jon Ritchie, Camp Hill-area dentist Brice Arndt and Scott Harper, an attorney from Washington Township.

The York County Department of Voting and Elections also will be reporting precinct-by-precinct results for all races as they're available. Those results will be reported here.