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.
Voter registration, mail-in voting: Here are deadlines to know ahead of the May 17 primary
The deadline to register to vote in the May 17 primary election is May 2.
Now a defender of personal freedom, Mastriano wanted to lift privacy rules in pandemic’s early days
In statements no longer available on his Senate website, the GOP governor hopeful said HIPAA regulations 'are threatening the lives of our citizens.'
Pa.’s Toomey meets with Ketanji Brown Jackson, concerned whether she’ll ‘serve as a neutral umpire of the law’
Pennsylvania’s outgoing Republican United States senator isn’t a “no” vote for President Joe Biden’s pick for the U.S. Supreme Court. Yet. But U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, of Lehigh County, said Thursday he “[continues] to have concerns” about whether Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson “will serve as a neutral umpire of the law.” Toomey, who met with […]
Philly Dems vying for Sims’ House seat make their case to LGBTQ voters
Three of the four Democratic hopefuls looking to succeed retiring state Rep. Brian Sims faced the votes during a recent public forum.
Redrawn districts prompt primary battles in at least five Lehigh Valley House, Senate seats
See who is running and which incumbents have primary challengers on May 17.
Harrisburg is set for a makeover amid retirement wave and a busy primary season
A total of 37 lawmakers are calling it quits this year, leaving some hotly contested openings in races around the state.
5 women to watch during Pa.’s 2022 midterms: Susan Wild, Carla Sands, Summer Lee and more
Pa.'s 2022 midterm elections could represent a landmark moment for female representation in elected office.
How Pa. teachers’ pensions fit into the feud between Oz, McCormick
The argument goes something like this: Starting in 2012, PSERS, which pays for 500,000 former teachers, principals, and other school employees retirements, decided to make a new investment in Bridgewater Associates, a Connecticut-based financial services firm that McCormick worked at from 2009 until 2022 — first as president, then as CEO.
Four GOP gov. candidates demand Republican moderator, no yes or no q’s for primary debates
Representatives of the four campaigns told the Capital-Star that the letter’s debate criteria only applied to the May primary.
Outside groups flood Pa.’s U.S. Senate race with cash | Tuesday Morning Coffee
At more than $12.8M, Pennsylvania is one of the top four targets for outside groups.
Survey: Most 2022 governor candidates back gift ban for Pa. pols
Reformers March on Harrisburg surveyed 16 candidates for the top spot, 10 said they'd back a ban.
Little has changed for Pennsylvania election officials, voters heading into 2022
The same challenges, such as limited state funding and limited time to process mail-in ballots, remain unresolved.