McGinty: Toomey voting late to dodge Trump questions

- Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Katie McGinty greeted cheering supporters before casting her ballot alongside her husband and three daughters, Tuesday morning, at Our Lady of the Assumption Church on the Main Line.

McGinty has spent the general election seeking to tie Republican incumbent Sen. Pat Toomey to GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. She struck the same note on Election Day, suggesting Toomey's plan to vote late in the day was another attempt to dodge questions about whether he planned to vote for Trump.

"Come on, Senator Toomey, let us know: Are you standing with Donald Trump or not?" McGinty said to reporters. "It's long, long past due for (him) to have stood up for what's right... and denounced Donald Trump. It's really, actually, too late."

McGinty and Toomey have been locked in a close battle for months. She received a boost from Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in the campaign's final weeks and said she felt good going into Election Day.

"Today's the day we turn it around so that working people get a fair shot again," McGinty said.

Voters are deciding whether to return Toomey to office for a second term or replace him with McGinty, in one of the hard-fought races that could help determine if the GOP maintains control of the Senate.

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