Republicans have a problem with suburban voters, Democrats have a problem with rural voters. Where does that leave Pa.’s balance of power?
As Democrats romped through the southeast on election night Tuesday — winning control of every county’s government from Allentown to Coatesville — a long foreseen but sudden reckoning came in coal fields and mill towns around Pittsburgh. Democratic county commissioner majorities holding on in three southwestern counties, once home to blue dog Democrats, were flipped […]
A special election in suburban Scranton will test Democrats’ hold on the northeast
“If the GOP does win, it’s a great way to start of special election season,” Republican political operative Chris Nicholas said. “No one thinks the GOP is gonna switch the seat in Philly.”