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Cassie Miller

Cassie Miller

A native Pennsylvanian, Cassie Miller worked for various publications across the Midstate before joining the team at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. In her previous roles, she has covered everything from local sports to the financial services industry. Miller has an extensive background in magazine writing, editing and design. She is a graduate of Penn State University where she served as the campus newspaper’s photo editor. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in professional journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In addition to her role at the Capital-Star, Miller enjoys working on her independent zines, Dead Air and Infrared. Follow her on Twitter: @Wordsby_CassieM.

Can I wear campaign gear to the polls? What’s a provisional ballot? | Election Mailbag

By: - October 2, 2020

Each week leading up to the Nov. 3 election, we will take a look at the questions you submitted to us. The answers will be published in a mailbag post each Friday. 

Get to know Pa.’s Auditor General candidates: Tim DeFoor

By: - October 2, 2020

We’re kicking things off with Dauphin County Controller Tim DeFoor, the Republican nominee.

Get to know Pa.’s Auditor General candidates: Green Party candidate Olivia Faison

By: - October 2, 2020

Continuing with our series of Q&As with the candidates for the Office of the Auditor General, the Capital-Star chats with Green Party candidates, Olivia Faison.

Poll: Mail-in ballots receive support from Pa.’s registered voters | The Numbers Racket

By: - September 28, 2020

Conducted between Sept. 14-20, 2020, the poll surveyed 625 registered voters in Pennsylvania, including 296 Democrats, 250 Republicans and 79 Independents.

Weekend Reads: 2020 Election Guides | Five for Your Weekend

By: - September 26, 2020

This week, the Capital-Star launched its 2020 Election guides.

Survey: Under Trump, America’s overseas standing takes a hit | The Numbers Racket

By: - September 21, 2020

In its 13-nation survey of U.S. trading partners and allies, Pew found that many factors have contributed to the less favorable view of the United States by each country. 

Feeling like Fall | Five for Your Weekend

By: - September 19, 2020

Happy weekend, everyone! This week’s weather has been a splendid introduction to fall. I hope everyone can get out this weekend to enjoy the “sweater weather” and their favorite fall activities. As always, the week’s top stories are below. Have a good weekend, Cassie Miller | Associate Editor 1. A Texas judge ruled this doctor was […]

Candidates, constituents of rural Pa. call for ‘their own Bill of Rights’

By: - September 17, 2020

Several of the candidates said that residents of rural Pennsylvania don’t feel “heard” in Harrisburg.

Report: Lancaster protesters held on $1M bond in wake of police shooting

By: - September 15, 2020

The eight protesters are facing felony riot, arson and vandalism charges, according to a report by LancasterOnline. 

So you want to be a poll worker: What you need to know to work the polls on Election Day

By: - September 14, 2020

Hit by the one-two punch of the pandemic and an aging workforce, election officials across the commonwealth and nationwide are racing to deal with a shortage of polling place volunteers on Election Day. And with two months to go before the polls open, time is running out.

Pa. State Police enforced COVID-19 rules during Labor Day weekend | The Numbers Racket

By: - September 14, 2020

Over the four-day period, officers performed a total of 2,389 checks, issued 22 notices of violation and 36 warnings for failing to follow COVID-19 requirements. 

Remembering 9/11 and where we go next | Five for the Weekend

By: - September 12, 2020

Greetings, The picture kicking off today’s newsletter was taken by me on a visit to Shanksville, Pa. where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in a field on Sept. 11, 2001. Tokens and tributes line the perimeter walls all year long, but especially Friday, when we stopped to remember the 40 passengers and crew members of […]