Fetterman projected winner of Pennsylvania Democratic Senate primary

Fetterman, the state's lieutenant governor, reportedly in hospital for a pacemaker procedure after stroke

Updated: May 17, 2022 - 9:18pm

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Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, former mayor of Braddock, is the projected winner of the Democratic Senate primary on Tuesday evening.

The race was called by the Associated Press. 

Fetterman suffered a stroke just ahead of Election Day. He is reportedly in the hospital for a pacemaker procedure.

Fetterman, a progressive, defeated Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Conor Lamb, a moderate lawmaker.