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The 49-year-old will come into office with more experience in state government than any of his recent predecessors, including eight years as a state lawmaker.
The state’s two-term attorney general scored a massive 14 percentage point win over Republican rival Doug Mastriano in last week’s midterm election.
The state’s two-term elected attorney general ran to the middle on several key issues and smashed Pennsylvania’s campaign finance record in a powerhouse campaign.
They are vying to succeed Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, who is constitutionally barred from seeking a third term.
Dueling speeches by Doug Mastriano, Josh Shapiro lay out stakes, opposing views in final days of campaign
Both addresses offered a vision of freedom — and of the threat their opponents pose to it.
University makes new review of Pennsylvania GOP candidate for governor Doug Mastriano’s doctoral research
Mastriano was awarded a doctorate in history in 2013 for his research into American World War I hero Sgt. Alvin York. But that research has long been criticized by other researchers as inaccurate, sloppy and even fraudulent.