pennsylvania-elections

Tomasetti to challenge McCormick for GOP nomination for Pennsylvania U.S. Senate seat

BY: - January 17, 2024

Tomasetti cited 'frustration with the prevalence of career politicians driven by personal agendas, exploiting positions of power to enhance their own wealth and status.'

Summer Lee launches re-election bid: ‘I’m battle-tested’

BY: - September 8, 2023

Held at the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers Union headquarters on Pittsburgh’s South Side, the freshman congresswoman played to a packed room of supporters, leaders from a veritable alphabet soup of labor unions, City of Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey (who also gave opening remarks) and numerous aspiring Allegheny County politicians including District Attorney nominee Matt Dugan and County Executive nominee Sara Innamorato. 

Pa. will track voting machine malfunctions under new settlement with election security groups

BY: - August 21, 2023

This article was originally published by Votebeat, a nonprofit news organization covering local election administration and voting access. Thanks to a new settlement between Pennsylvania and a coalition of election security groups, the commonwealth’s Department of State will soon require counties to publicly report voting machine malfunctions — a measure that election experts say could […]

F&M poll: Pennsylvania voters remain uneasy about unemployment, economy

BY: - April 13, 2023

Nearly half of those interviewed said they’re worse off than a year ago while only 11% said their financial position is better this year

Campaign signs outside the polling station at Camp Hill Presbyterian Church in Camp Hill, Pa., on Election Day, Tuesday, 11/8/22 (Capital-Star photo by John L. Micek).

Pennsylvania midterm results highlight trend toward fewer split tickets

BY: - April 10, 2023

Data compiled from Pennsylvania’s 2022 midterm election results suggest voters are increasingly voting straight-party tickets, according to an analysis by the director of the Franklin & Marshall College Poll. Only one in seven state legislative districts had winners from both major parties in statewide and legislative races. That’s a stark contrast from 30 years ago, […]