Sara Innamorato elected Allegheny County Executive

BY: - November 7, 2023

Former state representative Sara Innamorato is the new chief executive of Pennsylvania's second-largest county.

Allegheny County executive race a generational decision between Innamorato, Rockey

BY: - October 27, 2023

Democrat Sara Innamorato and Republican Joe Rockey are vying to be Allegheny County's first new chief executive in 20 years.

Lindsay Powell sworn in as District 21 rep, giving Pa. Dems a one-vote House majority

BY: - October 2, 2023

Lindsay Powell took office as state representative of the 21st District on Monday, making official the results of a Sept. 19 special election that tipped the balance of power in the Pennsylvania House back to Democrats. “I’m honored and excited to hit the ground running in my new role as a state representative,” Powell said […]

Innamorato and Rockey face off in Allegheny County Executive debate

BY: - September 29, 2023

PITTSBURGH — The two candidates for Allegheny County Executive met for a debate on Thursday, less than six weeks before the general election, with Democrat Sara Innamorato, a former state Representative, touting her ability to bring people together, and Republican Joe Rockey emphasizing his business experience as a former executive at PNC Bank. The candidates […]

Democrat Lindsay Powell projected winner of Allegheny County special election

BY: - September 19, 2023

PITTSBURGH – Democrats appear to have regained control of the state House of Representatives, as unofficial results of a special election in Allegheny County show Lindsay Powell defeating Republican Erin Autenreith. The Associated Press called the race for Powell shortly after polls closed at 8 p.m. “This is not just about the 21st District, this […]

Control of the Pa. House at stake as Allegheny County candidates get out the vote

BY: - September 12, 2023

Voters in Allegheny County will determine which party controls the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in one week, when they choose former state Rep. Sara Innamorato’s successor in a special election.  But with no statewide races generating buzz, and a Steelers game against Cleveland the night before the election, candidates have had to push hard to […]

For third time this year, special election will decide control of Pa. House

BY: - August 4, 2023

Voters in Allegheny County will choose between a Democrat with experience in economic and workforce development and a local Republican committee chairperson to fill the seat recently vacated by former Democratic state Rep. Sara Innamorato. Democrats have tapped Lindsay Powell, the director of workforce strategies for the Pittsburgh-based nonprofit economic development organization, InnovatePGH. Powell, who […]

Allegheny County Dems select Lindsay Powell for House special election

BY: - July 31, 2023

PITTSBURGH – On Saturday, Democrats in Allegheny County selected Pittsburgh-area nonprofit director Lindsay Powell to be their nominee in a special election that will determine the balance of power in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.  Powell, who is director of workforce strategies at the economic development coalition InnovatePGH, will run for the House District 21 […]

Innamorato resigns Pa. House seat ahead of Allegheny County Executive election

BY: - July 19, 2023

PITTSBURGH — Pennsylvania State Rep. Sara Innamorato D-Allegheny, the Democrats’ nominee for Allegheny County executive, said Wednesday she is resigning from her House seat.  The move leaves Democrats with the same number of seats in the House as Republicans, at least until a special election on Sept. 19. House Speaker Joanna McClinton sent a writ […]

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Progressives make gains in Pa.’s biggest counties – despite establishment Dems | Michael Coard

BY: - June 2, 2023

In Philly and Allegheny County, progressives seized the moment on Primary Day. We're here to stay.

In W. Pa., a progressive wave washed away the competition. How they did it and what it means

BY: - May 21, 2023

If government doesn't reflect the people, 'it’s our duty to change that,' Democratic Allegheny Co. Executive nominee Sara Innamorato said.

Big races, low turnout: Three takeaways from Primary 2023 | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 17, 2023

When another election night turns into a Talking Heads song: You may ask yourself ... well, how did we get here?