Editor’s note: Earlier, we erroneously reported the outcome of the race. The correction has since been made, and we regret the error.

(WKBN) – Republican Parke Wentling has won in the race against Democratic challenger Tim McGonigle to represent the 7th District of Pennsylvania.

Wentling is currently the state representative for the 17th District. He has been a member of the House since 2015.

Wentling went to Greenville High School and earned a BA in education from California University in Pennsylvania. He earned a Master’s in Education from Clarion University.

Wentling serves on committees for Aging and Older Adult Services, Game and Fisheries, Local Government and Tourism and Recreational Development.

Wentling says his top priority as a legislator is to enact policies that support creating “good-paying, family-sustaining” jobs. He said he is working to reduce the tax burden on working families and seniors and promotes investing in education.

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