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Harrisburg School Board director Carrie Fowler collects signatures for nomination petitions at Harrisburg's Broad Street Market in March. Seven candidates petitioned to challenge five incumbents, all Democrats, in the May 21 primary. Photo source: Citizens to elect Jayne Buchwach to School Board.

County party committee members can start collecting signatures, Pa. high court rules

BY: - March 2, 2022

These officials will have until March 15 to get their signatures, aligning with congressional and statewide candidates, the high court said.

Pennsylvania has some big races in 2022, but political parties are mostly staying silent. Why?

BY: - February 3, 2022

Even with an open governor’s mansion and control of the U.S. Senate potentially running through the commonwealth, Pennsylvania’s once powerful political parties are poised to play little role in picking their candidates for November. Parties were once able to make or break political runs, providing such key resources as access to campaign donors and getting […]

W.Pa. Rep. Austin Davis to enter Pa. Lt. Gov race with Dem Josh Shapiro’s backing

BY: - December 14, 2021

'I'm humbled and excited to have the support of so many of my colleagues from across the Commonwealth,' Davis said.

Fresh off 2021 wins, Pa. GOP eyes a bright midterm. Can Democrats stop them?

BY: - November 4, 2021

“If someone was surprised, they shouldn't have been,” Muhlenberg College pollster Chris Borick said.

Building a ticket that matches Pennsylvania’s diversity could pose challenge for Democrats in 2022

BY: - October 19, 2021

Democratic hopeful Shapiro doesn’t look like the majority of Pennsylvanians — 51 percent of the state’s population are women. About 20 percent of the state is not white, a share that's grown in the last decade.

Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro will seek Democratic nod for governor in 2022

BY: - October 11, 2021

There have been been low-key efforts to recruit a progressive primary challenger, but they haven't been successful.

Scranton Joe? Biden gets heat for inaugural celebration with union-busting law firm

BY: - January 20, 2021

The firm, based in Philadelphia, has employed both U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-5th District, and former Gov. Ed Rendell.