Pennsylvania Auditor General DeFoor announces reelection bid

BY: - November 28, 2023

He was endorsed for a second term by the Pennsylvania Republican Party at its 2024 endorsement meeting.

Get to know Pa.’s Auditor General candidates: Nina Ahmad

BY: - October 27, 2020

In an effort to help voters make an informed decision this Nov., the Capital-Star will be doing Q&A’s with all four candidates for the Office of the Auditor General, a statewide position currently held by Eugene DePasquale. 

Get to know Pa.’s Auditor General candidates: Tim DeFoor

BY: - October 2, 2020

We’re kicking things off with Dauphin County Controller Tim DeFoor, the Republican nominee.

Get to know Pa.’s Auditor General candidates: Green Party candidate Olivia Faison

BY: - October 2, 2020

Continuing with our series of Q&As with the candidates for the Office of the Auditor General, the Capital-Star chats with Green Party candidates, Olivia Faison.

Despite transparency and privacy concerns, anti-abortion group continues to receive taxpayer dollars

BY: - July 10, 2020

At issue is whether Harrisburg-based Real Alternatives, which bills itself as “empowering women for life,” when it comes to their reproductive choices, has shared protected medical information, and misused taxpayer money to expand its operations in two other states. 

Auditor General Primary: Ahmad declares victory in tight race for Democratic nod

BY: - June 12, 2020

Lamb conceded the race to Ahmad on Thursday, June 11. Nine days after Pennsylvania’s June 2 primary. 

Dem auditor general hopeful Nina Ahmad loaned more than $290K to her campaign

BY: - May 27, 2020

All of the Democratic candidates, except for Ahmad and Michael Lamb, have seen a decrease in expenditures since March 10 as travel fees disappear amid COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. 

And then there were six | Your guide to Pennsylvania’s auditor general primary

BY: - May 17, 2020

With Pennsylvania’s June 2 primary just three weeks away, the race to fill the seat of term-limited Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is hotly contested.

Pa.’s rape kit backlog sees a sharp reduction | The Numbers Racket

BY: - May 11, 2020

The state Department of Health released the findings in its 2020 Untested Sexual Assault Kits and Backlogged Evidence Report. Just four years earlier, the report found more than 3,000 backlogged rape kits statewide. 

Pa. Republican Rep Cris Dush joins race for Auditor General

BY: - January 22, 2020

On Tuesday, the Jefferson County lawmaker became the third Republican, and eight candidate overall, to jump into the 2020 race for Pennsylvania auditor general.

Philly Mayor Jim Kenney endorses Pittsburgh’s Michael Lamb as Auditor General race heats up

BY: - January 15, 2020

The race for Pennsylvania’s Auditor General seat ramped up Wednesday with two-term Philadelphia’s two-term Democratic mayor, Jim Kenney, endorsing western Pennsylvania’s Michael Lamb for the row office position.

Veteran Democratic Rep. Scott Conklin joins the race for Pa. Auditor General

BY: - January 7, 2020

A veteran state House member from Centre County says he’s jumping into the increasingly crowded field of candidates running for Pennsylvania’s Office of the Auditor General.