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LIVE COVERAGE: Election Day 2020 in Pennsylvania

By: - November 3, 2020

All day this Election Day, the Capital-Star will have reporters across the state, bringing you the very latest on the 2020 general election. Keep checking back here today for continuous updates from our staff, social media posts from the campaigns, material submitted by readers, and other stuff that catches our eye. If you’re headed out […]

Map: How Pa. counties plan to count 3.1 million mail-in ballots

By: - October 30, 2020

The Capital-Star staff surveyed the state’s 67 county election directors to learn how they’ll tackle the mountain of mail-in ballots, which are expected to exceed 3 million statewide.

Pa. Senate leader Corman: Legislature will follow the law on appointing electors

By: - September 25, 2020

The Senate's No. 2 Republican offered some additional clarity in a series of tweets posted on Thursday night.

Pennsylvania General Election 2020: Your guide to the Nov. 3 presidential and statewide elections

By: - September 23, 2020

As of this writing, the Nov. 3 general election is just 41 days away. And if we know one thing about it, it’s that it’s going to look like no election we’ve seen in our lifetime.

How the Capital-Star will cover the 2020 Election: What you need to know, how to help

By: - September 23, 2020

We're committed to comprehensive coverage. But we also want you, our readers, to let us know what you want to see in our stories.

Election 2020: Your guide to voting in Pennsylvania

By: - September 21, 2020

This guide has everything you need to know to find your way to the polls, whether you’re casting your vote in-person or by mail.

Pa. Supreme Court rules that Uber driver is not a contractor; is eligible for unemployment

By: - July 24, 2020

In a 5-2 decision, the state's highest court ruled Friday that an Uber driver did do not forfeit eligibility for unemployment benefits by starting to drive for the tech giant.

Retirements, resignations and more: These are all the Pa. lawmakers who won’t be back in 2021

By: - June 18, 2020

Many thanks to Capital-Star Staff Reporter Stephen Caruso who did the data work. You can mouse over the map below for fully updated information.

The latest on COVID-19 in Pa.: 76,436 confirmed cases in 67 counties

By: - June 9, 2020

Our maps and graphs tracking the spread of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania are updated every day at around 12 p.m., 7 days a week, with new state data.

We’re still getting results in Pa.’s primary election. Here’s what we know so far

By: - June 5, 2020

The candidates are set for two closely watched Congressional races, a crowded statewide primary was settled, and as many as seven sitting state lawmakers could have lost reelection as results trickled in all week from Pennsylvania’s June 2 primary. The Associated Press has named Auditor General Eugene DePasquale the winner in a Democratic primary to […]

Live Coverage: The latest on the 2020 Pennsylvania primary election

By: - June 2, 2020

Happy Election Day, all. The Capital-Star’s staff reporters and our crew of regional correspondents are fanning out across Pennsylvania to bring you the very latest on a very unusual primary election day. Please keep checking back through the day for updates, and stay with us tonight as results, such as they are, become available.

Live Coverage: The latest on George Floyd protest in Harrisburg

By: - June 1, 2020

Up to the minute coverage of demonstrations in Harrisburg and around Pennsylvania on Monday to call for justice for George Floyd and police reform.