As the race heats up, is Mehmet Oz distancing himself from Trump? | Five for the Weekend

BY: - June 25, 2022

The branding disappeared from the Republican's website, but he can't quit the former president quite yet.

State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, attends the Senate Education Committee Hearing held at the Pennsylvania Capitol on May 24, 2022 in Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Will the Jan. 6 hearings turn the tide against Trump backers Oz, Mastriano? | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - June 23, 2022

The revelations add more drama and intrigue to the races, which already have seen more twists and turns than a Netflix political thriller


Analysis moves Pa.’s closely watched governor’s race to ‘Leans Dem’ | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 10, 2022

But 'leans Democratic' isn't 'safe Democratic' - the analysis warns, in a reminder of why they call Pa. the Keystone State.

McCormick concedes in Pa. GOP U.S. Senate primary race

BY: - June 3, 2022

With some counties already finished conducting the recount, McCormick — who trailed Oz by less than 1,000 votes before the recount — said it was unlikely that he would have enough votes to win against Oz.

Commonwealth Court orders counties to count segregated undated ballots, report two tallies to Department of State

BY: - June 3, 2022

Undated ballots that arrived on time in the Pennsylvania 2022 primary election will count toward official tallies in the narrow Republican U.S. Senate race. But a Commonwealth Court judge has ordered counties to track how many there are.

Commonwealth Court hears arguments over counting undated Pa. mail ballots

BY: - May 31, 2022

The legal challenge brought by Dave McCormick aims to close the narrow gap by ensuring that counties count ballots received on time but were missing a date or were incorrectly dated.

What to know about the Pa. GOP U.S. Senate race recount

BY: - May 26, 2022

The margin between GOP candidates Mehmet Oz and Dave McCormick is enough to trigger an automatic statewide recount, with less than 0.5 percent of the vote separating them as of Thursday afternoon.

Pa. GOP U.S. Senate primary race headed for a recount

BY: - May 25, 2022

Unofficial results for the contest from all 67 counties show Oz with 419,365 votes and McCormick with 418,463 votes.

With GOP U.S. Senate results still unknown, Pa. election officials issue guidance amid litigation

BY: - May 24, 2022

On Tuesday morning, McCormick's campaign filed an application for emergency relief in the case, asking Commonwealth Court to immediately order county election boards to count mail ballots without a handwritten date.


Pa.’s GOP Senate race may head to a recount. Will it change anything? | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 23, 2022

A new analysis of 20 years of data finds that recounts rarely change the outcome of elections.

Pa.’s GOP U.S. Senate race still too close to call. Here’s what to know

BY: - May 19, 2022

Pennsylvania election law requires a recount if the difference between the final two candidates for a statewide office is 0.5 percent of the vote or less.

Pa. GOP U.S. Senate race likely to trigger a recount

BY: - May 18, 2022

With less than a percentage point separating Trump-endorsed celebrity heart surgeon Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick as they vie for the Republican Party’s nomination for U.S. Senate, the race is likely to see a recount. As of 5 p.m. on Wednesday, unofficial and incomplete results show the candidates within the 0.5 […]