Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.
Pa. voters must prioritize clean energy, environmental issues in Tuesday’s primaries | Opinion
We must make sure our votes support candidates who are focused on protecting the Commonwealth's future.
Voter Registration Update: Pa. GOP further narrows Dems’ registration edge
These are concerning numbers for Pennsylvania Democrats. The party must find a way to pick up the pace, especially in the vote-rich Southeast.
What’s on the ballot Tuesday? A choice between fact and conspiracy | Monday Morning Coffee
If the GOP is looking for someone to blame for the erosion of our politics, it can start with the mirror.
Want to win the culture war? Choose your words wisely | Opinion
Democrats have every opportunity to occupy the high ground -- especially if the message is disciplined.
Pa. Lt. Gov., Senate candidate Fetterman has stroke; says he expects to make full recovery
Pennsylvania’s leading Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, was admitted to a Lancaster hospital after suffering a stroke, he said in a statement. In a statement released on Sunday afternoon, Fetterman said he’d had a stroke caused by a clot from his “heart being in an A-fib rhythm for too long.” The […]
Primary Preview: Here’s who’s running for Pa. governor
One Democrat and seven Republicans are vying to replace term-limited Gov. Tom Wolf.
Election Day is May 17. Here’s a look at who’s running for U.S. Senate, Lt. Gov. in Pa.
With GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey retiring from public office, Democrats see this as one of the few chances to gain a seat and build on what’s now a narrow majority in the upper chamber.
Days before election, Trump endorses Mastriano in Pa.’s GOP governor primary
(*This story was updated at 10:38 a.m. to include comment from Republican governor candidate Lou Barletta. It was updated again at 11:20 am to include comment from Sen. Doug Mastriano.) Former President Donald Trump has endorsed state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Frankin, in Pennsylvania’s high-stakes primary for governor, dealing a potentially fatal blow to establishment Republicans […]
State officials report more than 910k requests for mail-in, absentee ballots | Five for the Weekend
State election officials are reminding voter who voted or plan to vote via mail-in ballot, to return ballots to their county board of elections as soon as possible.
Hart ends gubernatorial bid, endorses Barletta in GOP primary
Melissa Hart, a former state senator and GOP gubernatorial candidate, announced at a press conference in Harrisburg on Friday that she would suspend her campaign and Barletta, a former member of congress and the elected mayor of Hazleton in Luzerne County
‘Bans off our bodies’ rally planned for Pennsylvania, nationwide
The “Bans Off Our Bodies” event organized by Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania, Planned Parenthood Keystone, and Planned Parenthood Western Pennsylvania will join nationwide efforts to defend abortion access on Saturday at 1 p.m. on the Capitol steps.
Corman ends GOP governor bid; endorses Barletta in effort to halt Mastriano
The top-ranking Republican in the Pennsylvania Senate dropped his faltering bid for governor on Thursday, urging GOP voters to coalesce around former U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, as establishment Republicans frantically work to head off a primary win by an insurgent candidate whom they view as unelectable. “I’m putting party first and supporting someone who can […]