BENSALEM, Pa. (WPVI) -- After months of nasty ads on both sides and millions of dollars spent, Democrat Scott Wallace conceded Tuesday night in the race for Pennsylvania's first congressional district giving the victory to freshman Republican Brian Fitzpatrick.
By the time the former FBI agent gave his victory speech at 11:30 p.m., most of the votes were tallied with Fitzpatrick at 51.5% to Wallace's 48.5%.
"These are tough, tough fights; these elections and this district are really tough," Fitzpatrick said.
In his speech, Wallace hoped that his opponent would stay true his word to unify a divided district and address what he called serious problems on Capitol Hill.
"I hope that his problem solvers caucus will be able to solve some problems because we have some serious problems to be," Wallace said.
MORE MIDTERMS COVERAGE
Elections 2018: Here are the races to know
These candidates made history on Tuesday
Health care, immigration high on voters' minds, AP survey
Celebrities, political figures head to the polls on Tuesday
Pelosi says Democrats will strive for bipartisanship
Gillum concedes Florida governor seat to DeSantis
Abrams aims to be first black female governor in the U.S.
Heitkamp loses North Dakota Senate seat to Cramer
Kim Davis, clerk jailed over marriage licenses, loses re-election
Send a News Tip to Action News
Learn More About 6abc Apps
Fitzpatrick pulls off win in Pennsylvania's first congressional district
More TOP STORIES News