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Gov. Tom Wolf ordered a special session of the General Assembly to begin Monday, January 9. Both chambers have been called back to Harrisburg to consider a proposed amendment to Pennsylvania’s constitution seeking to aid survivors of child sexual abuse. […]

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As a result of a struggle over who holds a majority in the Pennsylvania state House, lawmakers scheduled special elections on two different dates to fill the same two vacancies. Democratic leadership scheduled special elections to fill vacancies in House […]

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December 5, 2022  •  

Pennsylvania Special Elections Scheduled

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Two special elections have been scheduled for January 31, 2023, and February 7, 2023, to fill vacant seats in the Pennsylvania Legislature. Senate District 27’s seat was vacated by Sen. John Gordner, who resigned on November 30 to become counsel […]

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Lt. Gov. John Fetterman won a tight race to become the Pennsylvania’s next U.S. Senator. Fetterman, who suffered a stroke shortly before winning the Democratic nomination, defeated Dr. Mehmet Oz, a Trump-endorsed Republican.

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The Philadelphia Board of Ethics revised a regulation governing coordinated campaign expenditures. Regulation 1 considers expenditures to be coordinated if they are made based on instructions received from a campaign. A public communication from a campaign may constitute instructions if […]

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Two special elections have been scheduled for November 8 to fill the vacant Philadelphia City Council seats in Districts 7 and 9. Both seats were vacated when councilors Maria Quinones Sanchez and Cherelle Parker resigned last week to run for […]

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A special election has been scheduled for the vacant District 5 seat to be held on November 8. The District 5 seat became vacant when Councilor Corey O’Connor was appointed the new Allegheny County Controller by the Pennsylvania Senate. The […]

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A special election for the vacant District 6 council seat is scheduled for May 17 in Philadelphia. The seat is vacant after Bobby Henon resigned following his conviction on conspiracy and fraud charges. The winner of the special election will […]

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The Delaware County Council has voted to approve an ordinance requiring contractors to disclose if they have made contributions for candidates running for certain county or state offices as well as political parties or political action committees. Disclosure forms will […]

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January 11, 2022  •  

Pennsylvania Special Election Scheduled

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A special election has been scheduled for Pennsylvania House District 116 to be held on April 5. The seat became vacant when Rep. Tarah Toohill was sworn in to serve on the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas. The winner […]

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January 10, 2022  •  

Pennsylvania Special Election Scheduled

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A special election has been scheduled for Pennsylvania House District 24 to be held on April 5. The seat became vacant when former Rep. Edward Gainey was sworn in as the new mayor of Pittsburgh. The winner of the special […]

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January 10, 2022  •  

Pennsylvania Special Election Scheduled

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A special election has been scheduled for Pennsylvania Senate District 5 to be held on May 17, the same day as the primary election. The seat became vacant when Sen. John Sabatina Jr. resigned following his election to the Philadelphia […]

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November 3, 2021  •  

Pennsylvania Special Election Results

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Democrat Thom Welby will serve as the next Pennsylvania state representative for District 113. Welby defeated challenger Dominick Manetti handily in the special election and will serve the remainder of the term that ends next November. The seat was left […]

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Pennsylvania lobbyists and lobbying firms are required to complete an annual equity disclosure report by October 7. This year’s report covers the period of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Subsequent annual reports will be due July 30 of […]

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