Marino easily wins 4th term in Congress

LEWISTOWN — Republican Rep. Tom Marino easily fended off Democratic challenger Michael Molesevich in the general election contest for Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District on Tuesday.

Throughout the district, Marino secured 202,682 votes, while Molesevich received 86,353 votes, according to unofficial election results, with 98 percent of the vote tallied, according to the Pennsylvania Department of State website. Mifflin County voters favored Marino over Molesevich, 14,135 to 3,568 and Juniata County voters followed suit, 8,243 to 1,849, respectively.

A former county prosecutor and U.S. attorney, Marino first won election to the House in 2010. He serves as a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the Committee on Homeland Security and the Judiciary Committee.

Molesevich is the former mayor of Lewisburg, where he also served on the borough council. He also runs his own environmental contracting business.

The 10th Congressional District encompasses Bradford, Juniata, Lycoming, Mifflin, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Union and Wayne counties, as well as parts of Lackawanna, Monroe, Northumberland, Perry, Pike and Tioga counties.