Scott Perry’s House race shifted in Democrats’ favor after Pennsylvania primaries

The House seat held by Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA) has shifted in Democrats’ favor after the Pennsylvania primary elections on Tuesday, spelling trouble for the former Freedom Caucus Chairman as he seeks reelection in a seat heavily coveted by the opposing party. 

After Democratic candidate Janelle Stelson’s victory on Tuesday, the University of Virginia Center of Politics’s Crystal Ball Ratings shifted the race from being rated as Likely Republican to Lean Republican, making it slightly more favorable to Democrats in November. The matchup comes as Democratic groups have increasingly poured funds into the district, signaling the group considers the race a pickup opportunity as they seek to seize the House majority next year. 

With such a narrow divide in the House, both Republicans and Democrats are pinpointing vulnerable seats to be flipped in their favor — with several
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