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How Carbon County voters could decide the winner of 7th Congressional District

BY: - October 3, 2022

“Carbon will play a key role in deciding District 7,” Carbon County Democratic Chairperson Tina Henninger said. “So the swingiest area (Lehigh Valley) in the swingiest state (Pennsylvania) now has Carbon County as a wild card.”

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Browning, Miller to square off in Sept. 29 debate for Lehigh Valley’s 14th Senate District seat

BY: - September 22, 2022

Debates previously have been announced in 134th and 22nd state House races.

A Lehigh County ballot box is seen at the Whitehall Township Municipal building before the May 17 primary (Photo by Donna Fisher/Armchair Lehigh Valley).

Lehigh County spurns lawsuit’s demand for monitors at ballot drop boxes

BY: - September 15, 2022

Hearing on suit filed by Stephen Miller and Mark Meadows set for Oct. 7.

Buttigieg gets up-close look at infrastructure bill projects in Lehigh Valley

BY: - August 2, 2022

Marcona’s story is the reason why Pete Buttigieg, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, visited  LCCC on Tuesday to announce the college will receive a $193,677, two-year grant to provide free tuition for CLD training to 30 military veterans and five individuals from underserved communities.

Judicial candidate Zachary Cohen, right, holds hands with his wife, Virginia, while awaiting results of the final ballot count Thursday in the Lehigh County Government Center in Allentown (Photo by Donna Fisher/Armchair Lehigh Valley)

Cohen wins Lehigh County judicial election by 5 votes

BY: - June 17, 2022

The count was delayed for seven months while the ballot challenge went through the courts.

PAC linked to billionaire Jeffrey Yass donated heavily to Coleman’s 16th Senate campaign

BY: - June 2, 2022

Citizens Alliance for Pennsylvania gave more than $376,885 in donations and in-kind contributions.

Lehigh Co. DA, Pa. Secretary of State to discuss plan to monitor ballot drop boxes

BY: - May 9, 2022

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said Friday he will continue to have county detectives physically monitor drop-off boxes for mail-in ballots but has agreed to talk on Monday with acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman on the matter. On Thursday, Chapman sent a letter to Martin asking him to stop having county detectives monitor […]

Lehigh County controller: Plan to monitor ballot drop-off boxes would ‘intimidate voters’

BY: - April 29, 2022

Democratic Controller Mark Pinsley is examining whether he can take action on GOP DA Jim Martin's plan.