(WKBN) – Republican Michele Brooks has defeated Democrat Rianna Czech in the race to represent the voters in the 50th District in Pennsylvania, according to unofficial election returns.

Brooks is the incumbent. She said it was a perfect day.

“The weather was wonderful. It was great. People were very kind, very gracious. A lot of support. We couldn’t have asked for a stronger day,” she said.

Brooks serves as chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee and vice-chair of the Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.

Before being elected to the Pennsylvania Senate, she served eight years in the House of Representatives, was a Mercer County Commissioner and a Jamestown Borough Council member.

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