State Rep. Pam DeLissio defeated challenger Dave Henderson in the primary race to represent the 194th District, according to figures from the AP.
For most of the night, the race was neck and neck with both candidates leading at different times as the returns came in.
NewsWorks reported DeLissio claimed victory around 11 p.m. According to the AP, DeLisso defeated Henderson by 567 votes (3,758 to 3,191).
DeLissio will face Republian William Pounds, a Manayunk resident, during the general election. The 194th District includes all of Roxborough’s 21st Ward, East Falls, Manayunk and parts of Lower Merion.