Waxman wins Democratic primary for Philadelphia’s 182nd House District seat
In the race to fill his seat, Sims endorsed Alvarez, director of community engagement for World Healthcare Infrastructures and the LGBTQ care coordinator for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.
State Rep. Austin Davis wins Democratic nod for Lt. Gov.
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.
Days before election, Trump endorses Mastriano in Pa.’s GOP governor primary
(*This story was updated at 10:38 a.m. to include comment from Republican governor candidate Lou Barletta. It was updated again at 11:20 am to include comment from Sen. Doug Mastriano.) Former President Donald Trump has endorsed state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Frankin, in Pennsylvania’s high-stakes primary for governor, dealing a potentially fatal blow to establishment Republicans […]
Hart ends gubernatorial bid, endorses Barletta in GOP primary
Melissa Hart, a former state senator and GOP gubernatorial candidate, announced at a press conference in Harrisburg on Friday that she would suspend her campaign and Barletta, a former member of congress and the elected mayor of Hazleton in Luzerne County
Your Capital-Star voting resources for the May 17 primary election | Five for the Weekend
May 2 is the deadline to register to vote, if you are not already registered.
Federal suit asks to block Pa. judges from picking congressional map
The case is being argued by two lawyers, one of whom is former Texas solicitor general Jonathan Mitchell. A conservative legal scholar, Mitchell helped design Texas’ recent abortion ban that the U.S. Supreme Court declined to overturn.
DOS: More than 741k Pa. voters have asked for mail-in ballots
According to the Department of State, 698,280 registered Pennsylvania voters have applied for a mail-in ballot and 43,602 voters have applied for an absentee ballot for a total of 741,882 ballot applications.
How to cast your vote in Pa.’s May 18 election
Registered voters will have the chance to weigh in on ballot questions, fill vacant legislative seats and vote in judicial and municipal primaries on Tuesday, May 18.
What you need to know about the 2021 Pa. primary ballot questions
In addition to casting a vote in municipal and judicial races, Pennsylvania voters will have to vote “yes” or “no” on May 18 on four ballot questions.
An ‘off-year’ election? There’s no such thing for these local officials.
Now, without the pressure of a heated presidential election cycle or the early panic of the COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on county election officials is becoming even more clear: they say they’re saddled with more administrative tasks and deadlines, and some have little confidence that the state legislators who write election laws will meaningfully improve their working conditions.
Mail-in ballots and the Pa. Primary | The Numbers Racket
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
Lamb conceded the race to Ahmad on Thursday, June 11. Nine days after Pennsylvania’s June 2 primary.