WEST MANCHESTER TWP., York County -- Scott Wagner, Republican nominee for governor and York County native holding a midterm election watch party Tuesday at Wyndham Hotel in West Manchester Township.
This is Scott Wagner’s first time running for Pennsylvania state governor.
Wagner is a 63-year-old local business man who owns the York County-based company, ‘Penn Waste’.
"I'm feeling good, I'm optimistic, I believe we're going to win this, I know we're going to win this," said Scott Wagner, Republican Nominee for Governor.
Wagner has campaigned on trying to bring positive change to Pennsylvania.
IF ELECTED, WAGNER SAYS HE WILL:
-Reform our tax code and eliminate school property taxes
-Reinvent our education system by putting more money into the classroom
-Secure every school with an armed guard
-Roll back job-killing regulations
-Reverse democratic incumbent running mate Tom Wolf’s moratorium on the death penalty.
Tuesday morning, Wagner was up bright and early at York College to cast his vote.
Wagner has been working the polls across the state — his last stop in Philadelphia.
Later in the day, FOX43 spoke with Scott Wagner’s spokesperson regarding some of the controversial comments he’s made towards his running mate, democratic incumbent Tom Wolf on social media.
While he did not directly address our questions he did say this:
“We need a business minded person in Harrisburg that’s made a living off of making tough decisions, off of making tough calls, and getting things done and that’s exactly what he’s going to do, he’s going to run Harrisburg like a business and that’s what the people of Pennsylvania want," said Andrew Romeo, Spokesperson for Wagner.