Austin Davis sworn in as Pa.’s 35th, first Black lieutenant governor

BY: - January 17, 2023

Davis remarked on the historic moment by acknowledging that the accomplishment “was paid for by the blood, sweat, and tears of those who came before me.”

Austin Davis resigns from Pa. House to focus on lt. gov.-elect role during transition

BY: - December 7, 2022

Davis' resignation is one of two that will erase the Democrats' slim majority in the state House, at least temporarily.

Capital-Star Q&A: Lt. Gov. nominee Austin Davis aims to be ‘strong governing partner’ for Shapiro

BY: - September 26, 2022

Austin Davis, 32, is the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor on the ticket with gubernatorial nominee Josh Shapiro.  After working in Allegheny County government, Davis was elected in a special election to fill Allegheny County’s vacant 35th District state House seat in in 2018 and has been re-elected twice.  He entered the three-way Democratic primary […]

Davis campaigns in Allegheny County touting education, economy, and safety

BY: - August 8, 2022

Davis, 32, was first elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2018. He would become Pennsylvania's first Black lieutenant governor if he wins his statewide race in November.


Scrutiny of youthful social media posts, such as Austin Davis’, likely to feature in campaigns

BY: - July 21, 2022

As digital natives, who grew up with the internet, begin to run for higher office, they're likely to face scrutiny of their youthful social media posts.

State Rep. Carrie DelRosso wins GOP Lt. Gov. race

BY: - May 18, 2022

She will run on the same ticket with Mastriano in the November general election against Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro, and his running mate, Austin Davis.

State Rep. Austin Davis wins Democratic nod for Lt. Gov.

BY: - May 17, 2022

Davis beat out fellow state Rep. Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia, and Montgomery County banker and insurance agent Ray Sosa, taking 66.22 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. 

Former state Rep. Rick Saccone eyes bid for lieutenant governor

BY: - July 19, 2021

Lieutenant governors run on a separate ticket than gubernatorial candidates in Pennsylvania primary elections, and then whoever wins the primary joins their party’s nominee on the ticket for the general election. This generally allows for pretty wide open lieutenant governors in the spring every four years.