UPDATE: Corbett on the comeback, moves ahead of Morganelli

Drew Smith Nov. 4, 2008, 8:21pm


HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Pennsylvania incumbent Tom Corbett has pulled out in front of Democratic challenger John Morganelli in the race for attorney general.

With 76 percent of precincts reporting, Corbett has pulled out to a slim lead. He is currently garnering 49.2 percent of the vote (1,755,520) while Morganelli is receiving 49 percent (1,749,625).

Earlier in the night, Corbett was trailing by as many as 15 percentage points.

Corbett, a former U.S. attorney, is seeking his second term as Attorney General and recently received endorsemets from two of Pennsylvania's largest newspapers -- the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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