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Who is running for governor as a Republican in 2022?

With the Republican field changing by the day, we have your guide to gubernatorial candidates seeking the Republican nomination.

Campaigns & Elections

Your guide to the 2022 primary challengers

City & State’s list of all current legislators facing primary opponents in May

Lou Barletta

Jake Corman drops out of governor’s race, endorses Lou Barletta

Corman’s exit comes as Republicans worry about state Sen. Doug Mastriano’s electability in the fall

Campaigns & Elections

Mailer featuring gun to head of state rep causes upheaval at a Philadelphia PAC

An attack ad targeting state Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler resulted in PAC members resigning amid the fallout

News & Politics

McSwain highlights crime-fighting agenda ahead of May 17 primary

The former U.S. attorney says Pennsylvania needs a conservative outsider to handle law-and-order issues.

News & Politics

Barletta makes increased transparency in education a major focus point of his campaign

GOP candidate for governor expresses concern over sexually explicit material in schools.

Dr. Mehmet Oz

Trump visits Pennsylvania to back Oz in U.S. Senate primary

The former president said Dr. Mehmet Oz gives Republicans the best chance to win in November.

News & Politics

With months left in tenure, Wolf admin official is looking to make the most of the time that’s left

DDAP Secretary Jen Smith is preparing for her successor to take over in smooth fashion

News & Politics

With Court expected to strike down Roe v. Wade, PA’s governor race could determine abortion access

The primary election is just two weeks away and some are saying the battle over reproductive rights is also on the ballot.

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Doug Mastriano

Doug Mastriano’s 2002 academic paper raises eyebrows among war scholars

The former Army colonel is seeking the GOP nomination for governor

Capitol Beat

New poll shows Doug Mastriano with 14-point lead in Pennsylvania GOP primary for governor

The state senator is leading the Republican field in nearly every media market.

Education

Fair funding fallout

A look back at the state’s education funding trial and where the General Assembly can go from here.

Campaigns & Elections

New report takes stock of Muslim voter participation in Pennsylvania

The Muslim American nonprofit Emgage is working to get the community more involved in politics.

Campaigns & Elections

Still a topic today, here’s what GOP U.S. Senate candidates said about election certification during Tuesday’s debate

Democratic U.S. Senate candidates in the race have not challenged the 2020 election results.

Shapiro

Shapiro doubles down on support for Davis after clash with Sims over TV ad

The Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor’s campaign says the ad is not misleading and shows his support for Shapiro.

Doug Mastriano

Mastriano releases goals for first 100 days if elected governor

The GOP state senator is vowing to push back against COVID-19 mandates and usher in reforms to state government.