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Mastriano, Pa. Supreme Court candidate slated to appear at QAnon conference

BY: - April 28, 2021

State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, and Judge Paula Patrick, a Republican running for state Supreme Court, are listed as speakers at the event, titled “Patriots Arise, Awakening the Dead!” 

Senate GOP leaders say they’ll block swearing-in of Democratic lawmaker

BY: - January 5, 2021

The Pennsylvania House and Senate will swear in 228 veteran and newly elected lawmakers on Tuesday, kicking off a fresh legislative session in Harrisburg two months after an historic general election. 

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Andy Warhol would be proud: Pa. gets more than its 15 minutes in the political spotlight | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - December 9, 2020

What’s more, members of the news media made the Keystone State their second home, posting innumerable profiles of Pennsylvania citizens, communities, and culture.

Candidates, constituents of rural Pa. call for ‘their own Bill of Rights’

BY: - September 17, 2020

Several of the candidates said that residents of rural Pennsylvania don’t feel “heard” in Harrisburg.

So you want to be a poll worker: What you need to know to work the polls on Election Day

BY: - September 14, 2020

Hit by the one-two punch of the pandemic and an aging workforce, election officials across the commonwealth and nationwide are racing to deal with a shortage of polling place volunteers on Election Day. And with two months to go before the polls open, time is running out.

Mail-in ballots and the Pa. Primary | The Numbers Racket

BY: - June 22, 2020

Curious what the demographics of those requests for mail-in ballots looks like across the state? 

Auditor General Primary: Ahmad declares victory in tight race for Democratic nod

BY: - June 12, 2020

Lamb conceded the race to Ahmad on Thursday, June 11. Nine days after Pennsylvania’s June 2 primary. 

Caution: Primaries Ahead | Five for Your Weekend

BY: - May 30, 2020

Our Top Five most read stories of the week and everything you need to know ahead of the Pennsyvnania primary on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

Wolf says he would support moving primary mail-in ballot deadline

BY: - May 27, 2020

Officials there have filed a petition with the Court of Common Pleas for an extension after some 2,000 voters received the wrong ballots. 

Memorial Day 2020: Observing the holiday in the middle of COVID-19 | Five for your weekend

BY: - May 23, 2020

Happy weekend, everyone! Before we sign off for the holiday weekend, we wanted to take a minute to share the election guide for the rapidly approaching June 2 primary. If you’re not sure what races will be on the ballot or the candidates for each race, take a look at our primary guide to help […]

‘I really believe that this is a big year for women,’ says veteran staffer running for Erie Senate seat | 2020 Women Speak Up

BY: - March 25, 2020

This week, we talk to Julie Slomski, a Democrat running for state Senate in Erie County’s 49th Senate District. Slomski and fellow Democrat Andre Horton are vying for the right to challenge Republican incumbent Sen. Daniel Laughlin. Laughlin has held the seat since 2016.

If at first you don’t succeed: Dem Shanna Danielson talks about her Pa. Senate run | 2020 Women Speak Up

BY: - March 18, 2020

In honor of Women’s History Month and the centennial of the 19th Amendment this year, the Capital-Star decided to follow up with the many women running for public office across the state.  Each week, look for a short Q&A with these women and learn a bit more about them and why they are running for […]