election-2022

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Pa.’s Toomey meets with Ketanji Brown Jackson, concerned whether she’ll ‘serve as a neutral umpire of the law’

BY: - March 31, 2022

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

BY: - March 30, 2022

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

BY: - March 30, 2022

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

BY: - March 29, 2022

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

BY: - March 28, 2022

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

BY: - March 24, 2022

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

BY: - March 22, 2022

Representatives of the four campaigns told the Capital-Star that the letter’s debate criteria only applied to the May primary.

COMMENTARY

Outside groups flood Pa.’s U.S. Senate race with cash | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 22, 2022

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

BY: - March 21, 2022

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

BY: - March 18, 2022

The same challenges, such as limited state funding and limited time to process mail-in ballots, remain unresolved.

GOP Family Feud: Conservative group targets Pa. House leader Saylor for gas tax, budget votes

BY: - March 16, 2022

'After 28 years, it is time to retire Harrisburg Stan Saylor,' the Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania argues in a new ad.

An early guide to Pennsylvania’s 2022 Senate and governor’s primary election

BY: and - March 15, 2022

A TV star, an attorney general, a lt. governor, and a former member of Congress will be among those competing for voters' attention this spring.