Delaware County must accept in-person votes from residents whose mail ballots were rejected
This article was originally published by Votebeat, a nonprofit news organization covering local election administration and voting access. A judge has told Delaware County to count ballots cast in person by voters whose mail ballots were rejected during the primary, a ruling the county, even though it lost the case, says it welcomes. Following the May […]
Democrat Heather Boyd wins special election, securing Democratic Pa. House majority
[*This story was updated at 12:26 a.m., May 16, 2023, to reflect updated unofficial vote tallies] Democrat Heather Boyd won the special election to replace former state Rep. Mike Zabel, D-Delaware, preserving the Democratic one-vote majority in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Boyd, a former congressional staffer from Upper Darby Township, received about 60% of […]
With the Pa. House and more at stake, the race to replace a disgraced DelCo lawmaker is heated
A special election for a legislative seat in the Philadelphia suburbs would normally be a quiet affair, but with control of the Pennsylvania House at stake, the campaign to replace former state Rep. Mike Zabel, D-Delaware, is unusually intense. Zabel resigned in March after several women accused him of sexual harassment. The House Democrats’ narrow […]
COVID-19 in Philly: City and suburban leaders call for ‘load balancing’ procedures for hospitals
Philadelphia and suburban counties leaders are calling on on Gov. Tom Wolf to implement “load balancing” before an expected COVID-19 hospitalization surge.