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Republicans have lost control of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Democrats secured a one-vote majority in the chamber with sweeping victories in three special elections in Allegheny County on Tuesday, according to Spotlight Pennsylvania.
The wins grant Democrats their first majority in the Pennsylvania House in twelve years, according to Fox News.
The Tuesday contests ended a post-midterm period where the governing party in the chamber was uncertain.
Republicans lost 12 seats in the chamber in the midterms, shrinking a 113-89 majority to a near tiebreaker.
It initially appeared as if Democrats had already secured a majority in November, only for the death of one lawmaker and the resignations of two others to complicate the eventual outcome of the state house elections, according to The New York Times.
Democrats replaced legislators that resigned in the special elections.
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