Pennsylvania to help decide White House, Senate control

After enduring months of campaign ads, fliers and rallies, Pennsylvanians will help decide the winner in a long, hard-fought presidential campaign and control of the U.S. Senate next year.

Democrat Hillary Clinton has a built-in voter registration advantage over Republican Donald Trump in Tuesday’s presidential election. Democratic-leaning Pennsylvania has backed the Democrat in six straight presidential elections.

Just below on the ballot is the hotly contested U.S. Senate race between Democrat Katie McGinty and Republican incumbent Pat Toomey. Toomey is among the nation’s most vulnerable Senate incumbents as the GOP struggles to hang on to its Senate majority.

Voters also will decide whether to allow more than 1,000 appellate, county and district judges to remain in their jobs until the age of 75.

The current mandatory retirement age is 70.

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