Pennsylvania state representative, Democrat Anthony “Tony” DeLuca, was reelected during the midterm elections, despite passing away on October 9.
DeLuca died after a brief battle with lymphoma last month.
The Democrat was 85,” the Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus wrote.
DeLuca was Pennsylvania’s longest-serving state rep, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Pennsylvania House Democrats said in a tweet:
“While we’re incredibly saddened by the loss of Representative Tony DeLuca, we are proud to see the voters to continue to show their confidence in him and his commitment to Democratic values by re-electing him posthumously.” Read more…