John Cole

John Cole

John Cole's political cartoons on Pennsylvania politics appear weekly on the Pennsylvania Capital-Star's Commentary Page.


The problem with Republicans opposing Doug Mastriano now | Editorial Cartoon

By: - July 9, 2022

Calling GOP gubernatorial nominee Doug Mastriano an extremist, nine prominent Pennsylvania Republicans, including two former congressmen and the first woman elected to the state Supreme Court, have endorsed his Democratic opponent, Josh Shapiro.


The debate over third-party election funding, explained | Editorial Cartoon

By: - June 25, 2022

A bill barring third party election funding is making its way through the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Legislature.


Raising the red flag over Pa. | Editorial Cartoon

By: - June 18, 2022

Earlier this week, a Republican-controlled House committee buried a proposal that would have helped reduce suicide deaths among veterans.


What’s really polluting the Chesapeake Bay? | Editorial Cartoon

By: - June 11, 2022

A new report finds the Chesapeake Bay’s health has improved but still falls short of meeting government commitments, especially in Pa.


Doug Mastriano’s primary win, explained | Editorial Cartoon

By: - May 21, 2022

State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, who trafficked in baseless claims of election fraud has won the GOP’s gubernatorial nomination.


Thanksgiving is early for Pa. voters: A brief halt to campaign ads | Editorial Cartoon

By: - May 14, 2022

The May 17 primary has one thing going for it: A temporary end to campaign commercials.


Not the election reform we had in mind | Editorial Cartoon

By: - May 7, 2022

More than half of the respondents to a new poll say they’re dissatisfied with the way the state conducts its elections.


Meet the chairperson of the U.S. House Freedom (From Reality) Caucus | Editorial Cartoon

By: - April 30, 2022

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry played a “key” role in efforts to topple the 2020 election results, and pushed to get the country’s top intelligence official to investigate baseless conspiracy theories, according to a newly published report.