Election 2020

In Luzerne Co., feds investigate issues with mail-in ballots

BY: - September 23, 2020

Federal officials are investigating a “small number of mail-in” ballots that were sent into Luzerne County’s Bureau of Elections on Sept. 17, according to the local District Attorney’s office.

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.

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So Pat Toomey cravenly pivoted on Trump’s SCOTUS pick? Shocking. | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 23, 2020

Could have been worse. He could have waited until the last minute. Again.

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.

As COVID-19 deaths cross 200K, Trump barnstorms PGH, mocking Biden for wearing a mask

BY: - September 22, 2020

“I wonder in the debate, when him and I get on stage, is he going to walk in with a mask?” Trump joked. “I’ll be honest, he feels good about the mask, and that’s okay, whatever makes you feel good.

Harrisburg Republicans seek to block extended mail-in ballot deadline

BY: and - September 22, 2020

GOP leaders argue that the state’s highest court overstepped its authority in a ruling extending the deadline for some mail-in ballots.

With fight looming over Ginsburg’s replacement Pa.’s Casey lines up in opposition, Toomey still silent

BY: - September 21, 2020

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., says he opposes naming a replacement before the election. U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., hasn't said yet.

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.

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’Please stop, sir’: A Philly voter’s stinging rebuke to Trump | Dick Polman

BY: - September 21, 2020

If you’re wondering how Trump will “debate” Biden in less than two weeks, look no further than last Tuesday night’s transcript.

These pro-transgender rights candidates are running for office in red districts. Can they win?

BY: - September 20, 2020

(*This story was updated at 1:11 p.m. on 9/20/20 to note that Janelle Crossley would be Pennsylvania’s first transgender woman elected official if she wins in November.) As she prepared to announce her candidacy for state House, Janelle Crossley was debating with herself — should she reveal she is transgender? On the one hand, Crossley […]

DePasquale tours Harrisburg businesses facing down pandemic economic woes

BY: - September 19, 2020

To Anya Lumpkin-Queen, COVID-19 isn’t the only disease spreading like wildfire across the United States.  Lumpkin-Queen, who co-owns Queen’s BBQ in Harrisburg, and her husband Titus Queen, also see a virus of rancor and anger spreading among their fellow citizens. It’s most obvious every time someone yells about a mask requirement at a grocery store. […]