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.

Campaigns & Elections

AG Days: Who’s running for Pennsylvania attorney general?

Philadelphia Democrat Jared Solomon is the latest candidate to enter the race.

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.

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.

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From the Editor

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.’


How Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted for a new House speaker

It was mostly Hakeem Jeffries vs. Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday from Pennsylvania’s members of Congress.

News & Politics

What to know about Mark Rozzi, Pennsylvania’s new House speaker

The Democrat-turned-Independent will lead a divided state House.

News & Politics

State House shocker: Rozzi to lead chamber

The Berks County Democrat-turned-Independent said he would put people above politics as speaker.

News & Politics

The candidates running to run Allegheny County

A handful of Democratic candidates have entered the race to replace Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald.

News & Politics

2022: The Year in Review

City & State takes a look back at the major headlines from this year.