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Adams's resignation gives House Democrats slim majority prior to special elections

Democrats have held a one-vote advantage several times this year amid a spate of resignations

Philadelphia

New president and punctuality comes to Philadelphia City Council

City Council’s first legislative session under President Kenyatta Johnson made timeliness a top priority

Campaigns & Elections

Republican Party endorses David Sunday for state attorney general

The York County District Attorney will look to be the first GOP AG elected since 2008

Philadelphia

Omar Sabir replaces Lisa Deeley as chair of Philly City Commissioners

Sabir now leads the three-member board in charge of the city’s elections and voter registration

News & Politics

Where 2023 storylines stand going into the New Year

City & State revisits ‘What’s in and What’s out in 2023’ to see where the issues stand at the end of December

News & Politics

On the Agenda 2024: State and local issues to watch

Here are the biggest challenges state and local government leaders will confront in the new year.

Capitol Beat

Keeping count of the candidates running for Pennsylvania auditor general in 2024

Democratic candidate Malcolm Kenyatta earned a historic endorsement this weekend

Philadelphia

Changing of the guard in Philadelphia

Just weeks before historic changes sweep through the ranks of Philadelphia City Hall, top priorities are becoming clearer.

Politics

GOP Senate candidate McCormick unveils China policy during Philadelphia speech

McCormick said Democrats ‘have gotten China wrong for more than two decades’

Capitol Beat

Austin Davis elected vice chair of Democratic Lieutenant Governors Association

Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan was elected as chair of the organization.

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Campaigns & Elections

Pennsylvania’s election audit starts with a roll of the dice

Department of State officials rolled ten-sided dice to generate a seed number needed for a post-election audit.

News & Politics

Sharif Street reflects on Democrats’ general election wins

The chair of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party believes voters had a heightened awareness of the role of state courts.

News & Politics

GOP regroups: Local conservatives say Republican campaigns must change heading into 2024

Undecided voters say Republicans need to focus messaging on the economy

News & Politics

School board elections show clear gains for Dems, underwhelming results for GOP

Republicans were able to win a smattering of seats in central Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia

Philadelphia City Council races result in landmark victories for LGBTQ, South Asian candidates

In addition to the historic victories of Rue Landau and Nina Ahmad, Republicans are struggling to hold on to a minority seat as two Working Families Party candidates declared victory Tuesday night,

News & Politics

Innamorato, Zappala find victory in Allegheny County

Innamorato is the first woman ever elected Allegheny County executive.