Capitol siege lays bare GOP electoral misinformation in Harrisburg

BY: and - January 10, 2021

“I do believe words have consequences,” Republican state Rep. Natalie Mihalek, of Washington County, told the Capital-Star. “And those consequences were on full display” at the U.S. Capitol.

Threatening primaries, Trump supporters make one last pitch for Pa. Republicans to block election results

BY: - November 30, 2020

Republicans in the House and Senate have been saying since before the election they have no mechanism to change the presidential outcome.

With audit rejected, lawmakers shift focus to future changes to Pa.’s election code

BY: - November 23, 2020

A bipartisan legislative research panel has rejected a watered-down House Republican proposal to complete a duplicative audit of the 2020 presidential election.  The rejection was the latest in a running battle between Harrisburg Republicans and Democrats over the election’s administration, featuring tough rhetoric backed by scant evidence in preview of a 2021 voting reform push. […]

False claims, legal challenges, denial: Is this a coup d’etat? | Analysis

BY: - November 15, 2020

The Capital-Star reached out to researchers and political science experts to find out if the term could, or should be applied to actions and accusations by President Donald Trump’s Republican allies on Capitol Hill and in Pennsylvania. 

The Pa. House will review the 2020 election, but it’s unlikely it will change the results

BY: - November 10, 2020

While the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania House is preparing for a wide ranging review of the 2020 election, the review appears unlikely to impact President Donald Trump’s loss in the Keystone State.

Trump campaign cites Republican candidate as proof of mail-in voter fraud in Pa.

BY: - September 5, 2020

But searching for evidence to back up the claims in a federal court challenge to Pennsylvania’s mail-in ballot law, Trump's campaign is instead using a Republican state House candidate as evidence of wrongdoing.

Pa. will pay postage for all mail-in ballots cast in November election

BY: - July 31, 2020

Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar said the change would make voting “accessible, safe and easy” in a statement released Friday by her office.