Philly LGBTQ activist Lovitz announces candidacy for Rep. Brian Sims’ Pa. House seat
Sims declined to comment when asked by the the Capital-Star about both Lovitz's candidacy and whether he planned to run for re-election to his House seat.
Capital-Star Q&A: State Rep.-elect Jessica Benham; Pa.’s first out woman LGBTQ lawmaker
Democrat Jessica Benham won election last week to Allegheny County's 36th House District. She will replace long-serving Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, who is retiring at year's end.
How LGBTQ Philadelphians are casting their votes this year
With Election Day less than three weeks away and COVID-19 infections rising again, Philadelphians are faced with not only with choosing which candidates to vote for, but also how they are going to vote.
New Philly online voting initiative targets LGBTQ voters
PhillyVoting.org, compiles tools for voter registration, requesting mail-in ballots, information on polling locations and critical dates.
LGBTQ candidates in Pa. and Del. hope to win seats in November
In Butler County's 12th District, Democrat Dan Smith, who is openly gay, is trying to unseat GOP incumbent Daryl Metcalfe, who has made homophobic comments.