Stories tagged: "election 2021"


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GOP Candidate for PA Court Seat Concedes After Recount

With counties wrapping up their recount Tuesday, Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge Lori Dumas led former state Senate GOP lawyer Drew Crompton by about 21,000 votes.

A voter wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus, steps from the voting booth after casting a ballot at a polling place in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Pennsylvania Statewide Court Race Goes to Recount

Unofficial returns showed Democrat Lori Dumas leading Republican Drew Crompton by nearly 17,000 votes in the race for an open seat on Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court.

Kevin Brobson, the Republican candidate for an open seat on Pennsylvania's state Supreme Court, leaves with his wife Lauren after they voted at their polling place at Fishing Creek Community Center, Nov. 2, 2021, in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
GOP Nets Supreme Court Seat With Brobson Victory

Amid light turnout around the state, Republican Kevin Brobson beat Democrat Maria McLaughlin to serve a 10-year term on Pennsylvania's highest court.

In this Tuesday, June 2, 2020 file photo, demonstrators chant, at Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, during a protest over the death of George Floyd, who was killed May 25 by Minneapolis police (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Voters Are Backing State Constitutional Amendment to Ban Racial Discrimination

The proposal had about 71% of the vote in support of it, according to unofficial results on Wednesday morning.

A voter steps from the voting booth after casting a ballot in the Pennsylvania primary in Philadelphia, Tuesday, May 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Polling Places Run Out of Ballots in Pennsylvania Primary

Counties received more than 550,000 mailed ballots, according to the Department of State. The agency said in-person turnout Tuesday was typical.

The American flag flies at the Pennsylvania State Capitol building Oct. 24, 2018, in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
Special Election to Fill State House Vacancy Set for May 18

Voters in Westmoreland and Somerset counties will choose between candidates selected by the two major parties.