HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — State Rep. Mike Regan won the Republican nomination for the 31st district Senate race after a contentious campaign.
Regan won with 52.7 percent of the votes. Former NFL player Jon Ritchie came in second with 30.78 percent. Dentist Brice Arndt got 14.07 percent and lawyer Scott Harper got 2.85 percent,
In the weeks leading up to the primary, the race got ugly. Regan and Ritchie both released brutal attack ads about one another. Regan said at his election party that he is ready to move on and unite.
“I’m looking forward to talking to those guys tomorrow and hopefully, we can mend those fences and all move forward as Republicans,” he said.
The 31st district represents parts of Cumberland and York counties. Senator Pat Vance currently holds the seat but is retiring.
No Democrats are running for the seat.