Damage that closed Pa. House chamber repaired ahead of schedule

BY: - February 15, 2024

Work to repair damage from a water leak above the state House chamber was completed more than a month ahead of schedule, Speaker Joanna McClinton’s office quietly announced last week. In an update on her House webpage Feb. 9, McClinton said workers found only modest damage to the structure from a burst pipe last winter.  […]

Analysis: How does Prokopiak’s win compare to recent Democratic victories?

BY: - February 15, 2024

Prokopiak performed strongly across the board, winning all 33 precincts in the 140th, which spans parts of Falls Township, Middletown Township and Morrisville. The map above shows that he even managed to win 60% or more in 31 of those 33 precincts.

Prokopiak projected winner of special election in Pa. 140th House District

BY: - February 13, 2024

Democrats will have a temporary two seat advantage in the state House after Prokopiak is sworn in, while another special election looms for a red seat in Northeast Pa.

Candidates in Pa. 140th state House District ready for special election

BY: - February 11, 2024

On Tuesday, voters in Pennsylvania’s 140th state House District will head to the polls for a special election to determine whether Democrat Jim Prokopiak or Republican Candace Cabanas will represent them in Harrisburg. And while the outcome of the election won’t determine the balance of power in the House after the immediate resignation of GOP […]

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Rep. Joe Adams resigns, prompting the need for (yet another) special election in the Pa. House

BY: - February 9, 2024

Adams announced in January he wasn't seeking reelection, citing medical news that required him to focus on his family.

DLCC announces $50K investment ahead of Pa. 140 special election

BY: - January 30, 2024

This is the DLCC’s first investment in the Keystone State in 2024.

DLCC names Prokopiak first spotlight candidate of 2024

BY: - January 11, 2024

The DLCC said that “fundamental freedoms” are on the ballot for the special election, in an exclusive interview with the Capital-Star.

Candidates set for PA 140th House District special election

BY: - December 21, 2023

Republicans select Cabanas, Democrats pick Prokopiak for special election that could tip the balance of power in the state House.

Prokopiak becomes third candidate to announce a bid for for Galloway’s House seat

BY: - November 30, 2023

Pennsbury School Board Member Jim Prokopiak is the third candidate to announce their intentions for the Democratic Party nomination for the soon-to-be-vacated seat held by state Rep. John Galloway.