Campaigns & Elections

Democrat Miller claims victory in close Lehigh Valley Senate race; Zrinski not ready to concede

BY: - May 27, 2022

At a 42-vote margin, Tara Zrinski says she's meeting with lawyers and 'weighing options' that could include a recount.

Jarrett Coleman declares victory over Pa. Sen Browne in Lehigh Valley GOP primary

BY: - May 26, 2022

Browne says he may ask for a recount in the closely contested race.

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Pa.’s GOP Senate race may head to a recount. Will it change anything? | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 23, 2022

A new analysis of 20 years of data finds that recounts rarely change the outcome of elections.

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Pennsylvania, the birthplace of democracy, could elect an insurrectionist governor | Dick Polman

BY: - May 23, 2022

Denying the reality of Mastriano would mean that we’ve learned absolutely nothing these last six years.

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The primary is over. The shakedowns for contributions continue. Save your money | Ray E. Landis

BY: - May 22, 2022

If you must give to a campaign, cut your donation by half, and give the balance to a worthy cause that will really make a difference.

Pa. Primary 2022: LGBTQ candidates ran across Pa., to mixed results | Analysis

BY: - May 22, 2022

Some high-profile candidates lost their contests, but other legislative candidates saw electoral success.

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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.

Misinformation, violence and a paper shortage threaten midterm elections, officials say

BY: - May 20, 2022

'The November 2020 election in Pennsylvania, like every election since, was free, fair and secure,' acting Pa. Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman said

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Fetterman’s lesson for Dems: A clear brand and coherent message wins every time | Friday Coffee

BY: - May 20, 2022

Behind the headlines, there was little that was unconventional about his win on Tuesday night.

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Why the LGBTQ community rejected Brian Sims for lieutenant governor | Mark Segal

BY: - May 20, 2022

Sims was a bad candidate from the start due to a lot of past baggage and controversy.

Republican Scheller likely to get rematch with Democrat Wild in Lehigh Valley congressional race

BY: - May 18, 2022

The race has national implications, as Republicans look to flip the U.S. House in November.

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Doug Mastriano speaks at an event

Pa. Dems want to run against Mastriano. They may end up regretting it | John L. Micek

BY: - May 18, 2022

The Franklin County lawmaker's hardline stances are a feature, not a bug, of the GOP.