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Incumbent Harhai captures 58th District state House seat

Tribune-Review
| Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:56 a.m.

Incumbent R. Ted Harhai narrowly defeated challenger Tom Logan by 323 votes to retain control of the 58th District state House seat, according to unofficial election returns.

Harhai, 59, a Democrat, won the two-year term with 50.8 percent of the vote, or 8,795 tallies. Unofficial returns showed Logan, 58, a Republican, with 49.2 percent of the vote, or 8,472 votes.

Harhai of Monessen won his 10th term. He has held the seat since 1998.

“Obviously, I’m pleased and I owe it to a lot of good people,” Harhai said seconds after learning of his victory.

Logan of Hempfield is serving his second six-year term as supervisor after being re-elected to the post in 2013. He manages a family grain and livestock farm and works as a sales manager for Airtek Inc.

The 58th District represents about 64,000 residents in the southwestern portion of Westmoreland County.

Harhai ran unopposed in the 2012 election and defeated a challenger in the primary. Logan was unopposed in the primary.

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