CNN — This, from a story published in The New York Times on Monday, is a wow:. “Along with [Doug] Mastriano in Pennsylvania, Trump-backed candidates for governor in five other states – Arizona, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts and Michigan – have combined to air zero television advertisements since winning their primaries.”
Pennsylvania Democratic Senate nominee John Fetterman’s lead against former television host and retired physician Mehmet Oz has narrowed, according to a new poll from Insider Advantage and FOX 29 Philadelphia. Mr Fetterman leads Dr Oz 45 per cent to 42 per cent, putting him well within the margin of...
In key Senate races across the country, Democrats are framing their TV-centered arguments for abortion rights around one man — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Both Democratic candidates and outside groups supporting them in states such as Colorado, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Washington and New Hampshire have linked abortion with McConnell, R-Ky., in recent TV ads, according to an NBC News review.
Doug Mastriano, the Pennsylvania state senator who rode to the GOP gubernatorial nomination on a platform of election denial and overt appeals to Christian nationalism, struggled to draw more than a few dozen people to a rally at the state capitol in Harrisburg on Saturday.According to the New York Times, Mr Mastriano’s event was in the same spot where he’d drawn a crowd of thousands at an April 2020 rally against Covid-19 mitigation measures, but unlike that prior event his audience this time consisted mostly of his own campaign staffers. The report described Mr Mastriano’s campaign as “sputtering”.Although the...
In key midterm states, Dem voters move on from abortion, now say protecting democracy top election issue
After Democratic candidates spent the past several months campaigning with laser-focus on abortion, recent polls found Democratic voters in multiple key midterm states say their top concern going into November is "threats to the democracy. A Marist Poll survey among Pennsylvanians discovered that "preserving democracy" is the top issue to...
Among the unwrittten rules of politics that Republican Doug Mastriano is trying to shatter this year is that staying competitive in the dollar race is necessary to win the Pennsylvania governor’s office. It’s not clear if it’s a question that Mastriano ever wanted to ask - his campaign has...
There are some pivotal elections in Arizona this fall — including for governor, secretary of state, attorney general and a Senate race. But the news out of Arizona Monday included some shadow boxing ahead of a race not on the calendar for more than 600 days: Arizona’s 2024 Democratic Senate primary.
John Fetterman is the most far-left candidate Pennsylvania has seen in my lifetime. On Saturday, U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-Lehigh Valley, rallied with him. It’s no secret that Fetterman’s record on crime is about as weak as it could be. As chair of the state’s parole board, he broke records for the number of commutations he gave out. Then there’s clip after clip of him musing about releasing large numbers of criminals back onto the streets. All this at a time when crime has spiked. Does Wild support him on this?
It is dusk on a crisp, perfect fall evening, and at the end of the long gravel driveway, Cindy Deppe is waiting with a smile and a choice: Screen One or Screen Two.
(WHTM) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro continues to hold a double digit lead over his Republican competitor in the race to become Pennsylvania’s next Governor. In a new Marist poll Shapiro lead State Senator Doug Mastriano 53% to 40% with 6% undecided. Shapiro also led among Independent voters by 30%, though 11% were undecided. […]
(WHTM) — Democrat John Fetterman holds a double-digit lead over Republican Mehmet Oz in the latest Pennsylvania Senate race poll. The survey conducted by Marist shows Fetterman leading 51% to 41% with 7% undecided among the 1,356 Pennsylvanians surveyed. Among those who say they definitely plan to vote, Fetterman’s lead narrows to seven points. The […]
Democrats are gaining ground in Pennsylvania, leading their GOP counterparts in the governor’s and Senate races — offering a glimmer of hope as they seek to flip the battleground state blue in November. Democratic candidate for Senate John Fetterman leads his Republican challenger, Dr. Mehmet Oz, by 10...
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The candidates below are running for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor and are in the order as presented on the ballot. In addition to general questions, the candidates were invited to provide links to their stance on abortion. Those links, when available, are provided below. Austin Davis. Party: Democrat. County: Allegheny. Occupation:...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — One of the five proposed state constitutional amendments approved by Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg would appear to raise the voting age in Pennsylvania from 18 to 21.As political editor Jon Delano explains, that comes as news to many young voters.Caleb Brobst, a 19-year-old from Erie at Carnegie Mellon University, follows politics closely as president of CMU's College Democrats. But he was not aware that the Republican-approved proposed constitutional amendment to require voter identification also raises the voting age to 21."I was unaware of the particular age restriction on voting," says Brobst. "We saw very vividly with the...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Doug Mastriano and Josh Shapiro are the nominees in the November 2022 Pennsylvania Governor’s race. Shapiro, who ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, currently serves as the commonwealth’s Attorney General. Mastriano, who ran in a crowded primary, is a State Senator representing Franklin County who received more than 40% of the […]
Pa. election 2022: There will be no constitutional amendments on the Nov. 8 ballot, but big ones are looming
Voters could face at least six proposed referendums in spring 2023, including one that could pave the way to banning abortion access.