Republican Rick Saccone has conceded in his race against Democrat Conor Lamb for a special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District. It took him a week to formally do so, but Lamb tweeted that he had a conversation with Saccone on Wednesday evening. “Just got off the phone with my opponent, @RickSaccone4PA, who congratulated me & graciously conceded last Tuesday’s election,” Lamb wrote. “I congratulate Mr. Saccone for a close, hard-fought race & wish him the best. Ready to be sworn in & get to work for the people of #PA18.”
Both candidates are now running in newly drawn districts in advance of a May primary in Pennsylvania.