Campaigns & Elections

Working Families Party endorses McCaffery in Supreme Court race

The endorsement comes amid an influx of contributions to the race from groups across the political spectrum who see the state’s highest court as a significant battleground

Campaigns & Elections

PA House committee advances bills to change 2024 primary date

Both bills await further action by the chamber.


PA Senate advances plan to move 2024 presidential primary

A bill approved by the chamber would move the primary to March 19.


5 former PA governors back repeal of closed primaries

All of the state’s living former governors say unaffiliated voters should be able to vote in party primaries.


Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw resigns

Outlaw’s departure comes just months before the city elects a new mayor

News & Politics

Internal document sounds the alarm for Democrats in Bucks County Commissioners race

A polling memo expresses concerns with voter registration and fundraising numbers for Democrats in the county

Campaigns & Elections

Five for Friday: Congressional Competition

Congressional matchups to watch in the commonwealth going into 2024

Campaigns & Elections

Opinion: Partisanship has no place in Pennsylvania’s courts

Pennsylvania Superior Court candidate Jill Beck writes that the state deserves jurists who will put adherence to the law over partisanship.

News & Politics

Polling memo shows ‘tight’ race for Bucks commissioners seats

A recent internal poll on the race shows single digits separating all four candidates.

Interviews & Profiles

A Q&A with Christine Todd Whitman

The longtime GOP stalwart is co-chairing a new political party looking to provide a way forward for American voters and politicians.

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Campaigns & Elections

Former Gov. Corbett calls for ‘hyper-localized’ dialogue on democracy, civics

Corbett said conversations at the local level could be the solution to distrust in elections.

News & Politics

Mudslinging taints Allegheny County Council race

Bethany Hallam and Joanna Doven have been trading barbs on social media.

News & Politics

Passing voter ID can help restore trust in elections

An argument for why lawmakers owe it to their constituents to put the voter ID amendment on the ballot.


Bipartisan state panel issues new report aiming to clarify mail-in ballot rules

Report recommendations include making secrecy envelopes optional and giving counties the authority to regulate drop boxes.


How Mark Rozzi has shaken up Harrisburg’s halls of power: A City & State analysis

We take a look back at one of the most head-spinning weeks in recent memory.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: It’s not too late for Mark Rozzi to keep his promises to the people

With the start of a new year, the powerful in Pennsylvania still have a chance to change.

News & Politics

Josh Shapiro picks Al Schmidt as secretary of state

Schmidt said he will work with anyone – regardless of party - to make sure elections ‘remain free and fair.’