‘It’s a different type of campaign that we’re running here’ | 2020 Women Speak Up
This week we talk to Michelle Siegel, a Democrat running in north-central Pennsylvania’s 27th Senate District. She does not have a spring primary opponent, which means she’ll go on to face incumbent Sen. John Gordner, R-Columbia, the Senate GOP whip, who’s held the seat since 2004.
‘My absolute advice is just to run,’ central Pa. state House hopeful Tara Shakespeare says | 2020 Women Speak Up
Each week, look for a short Q&A with these women and learn a bit more about them and why they are running for office. This week we talk to Tara Shakespeare, a Democrat running for the state’s 88th House District in Cumberland County. The seat is currently held by Republican incumbent Sheryl Delozier. Shakespeare is the only challenger Delozier faces for the seat.
In Scranton, Trump says talks economy, impeachment – and that election thing
Trump’s appearance at Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple was his second visit to a key 2020 battleground state since last December and his first in the Keystone State since his impeachment acquittal by the U.S. Senate in January.
Philly Council aims to nix ‘resign-to-run’ rule again; enact term limits
City Council has linked nixing the city’s so-called “resign to run” rule, requiring elected officials to quit their posts when running for another office, with setting term limits for a handful of Philadelphia offices.
Veteran Democratic Rep. Scott Conklin joins the race for Pa. Auditor General
A veteran state House member from Centre County says he’s jumping into the increasingly crowded field of candidates running for Pennsylvania’s Office of the Auditor General.
Pa.’s Toomey, Shapiro and others set their sights on 2022 elections and the governorship
While the rest of the nation is ramping up for the 2020 presidential election, politicians in the Keystone State have their eyes set beyond 2020 – to 2022 and the governorship.