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Senate lawmakers elect new caucus leaders for 2023-24 session. Here’s who they are.

Kim Ward is elected president pro tempore, while Joe Pittman takes over as majority leader.

Capitol Beat

Kim Ward becomes first woman to be appointed president pro tempore of the state Senate

The Westmoreland County Republican will succeed Jake Corman after spending the past two years as the Senate’s first female majority leader.

Campaigns & Elections

Here’s what Doug Mastriano said – and didn’t say – in his concession speech

Mastriano wished Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro well and said the state is in need of election law changes.

Campaigns & Elections

5 storylines to follow in the wake of Pennsylvania’s midterm elections

A recap of some of the major themes coming out of Election Day.

Campaigns & Elections

Democrats claim they’ve flipped the state House blue

It would be the first time Democrats have taken control of the House in more than a decade.

Campaigns & Elections

Mehmet Oz formally concedes Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race to John Fetterman

The concession brings an end to a bitter feud for the state’s open Senate seat.

News & Politics

Shapiro claims victory as Mastriano stops short of conceding

The AP and other media outlets called the governor’s race for Shapiro Tuesday night.

News & Politics

UPDATE: State House and Senate key races: 2022 general election results

After a chaotic redistricting process, Republicans are hoping to retain control of both chambers of the General Assembly.

News & Politics

UPDATE: 2022 Pennsylvania congressional general election results

A roundup of closely watched races in the Keystone State.

Campaigns & Elections

Pennsylvania candidates for governor and U.S. Senate cast their ballots

The polls opened at 7 a.m. and the state’s top contenders have already voted.

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How Fetterman’s stroke changed his campaign – and the disability conversation

The Democratic U.S. Senate candidate’s recovery has put the focus on both his fitness for office and the need for better accessibility.

Campaigns & Elections

What Pennsylvania polls show heading into Tuesday

Final polls show Shapiro running away in the governor’s race and Oz and Fetterman locked in a dead heat

Opinion

In Pennsylvania, voters decide, not politicians

Even as some politicians continue to sow doubt about elections, communities fight back.

Campaigns & Elections

GOP Senate candidates receive record ad $$$ from McConnell-aligned super PAC

The Senate Leadership Fund has spent $41M on advertising in the commonwealth’s U.S. Senate race between John Fetterman and Mehmet Oz

Campaigns & Elections

Here are Harrisburg’s closest House and Senate races to watch on Tuesday

City & State highlights how new legislative districts could play a role in deciding the 2023 General Assembly.

Interviews & Profiles

‘People need to wake up’: An interview with Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Matt Hackenburg

Hackenburg advocates for smaller government and stresses the importance of spreading libertarian ideals.

News & Politics

Pennsylvania’s highest court directs counties not to count undated ballots

Legal experts predict more lawsuits could surface in the weeks to come.