special-elections

Republican state House candidate shared Clinton conspiracy theory on Facebook

BY: - February 25, 2019

*Editor’s Note: Future Now’s director of research is Aaron Kleinman, not Aaron Kleiner. The Republican candidate for a state House seat outside Scranton shared a conspiratorial post on social media referencing debunked and unsubstantiated claims of child abuse and murder by the Clintons. Frank Scavo, a school board president, shared the post to Facebook on […]

Democratic candidate in Lackawanna Co.’s 114th House District special election hits the airwaves

BY: - February 21, 2019

Bridget Malloy Kosierowski, the Democratic hopeful for the open 114th House District outside of Scranton, released a TV ad this week, as first reported by PoliticsPA. In the spot, Kosierowski — a registered nurse — shares her aims of fighting for “good jobs at a good wage,” property tax reform, and protecting victims of sexual […]

Republican Raja cites immigrant’s story in state Senate special election ads

BY: - February 15, 2019

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include a second ad. Following his nomination, D. Raja, the Republican candidate for the open 37th Senate Seat outside of Pittsburgh, emphasized not letting his opponents define him. On Thursday, he began that campaign, releasing two TV ads describing his growth from immigrant to citizen to business […]

Democrat Iovino hits TV screens ahead of state Senate special election

BY: - February 15, 2019

In an ad trumpeting her 23 years of Navy service, Pam Iovino, the Democratic candidate in a special election for western Pennsylvania’s 37th Senate District, hit the air waves with a 30-second TV spot on Friday. The ad continues to mention her work as an assistant secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs under President […]

Pa. voters will be working overtime in busy 2019 special election season | Analysis

BY: - February 13, 2019

We run down the off-year campaign cycle that doesn't feel like one.