Stories tagged: "election 2022"


US Attorney William McSwain pauses during a news conference at the Lancaster County Courthouse in July 2019. McSwain, the top federal prosecutor in Philadelphia appointed by Donald Trump, has written to the former president to seek his endorsement in a crowded Republican primary race to run for governor in next year's election. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)
Former Prosecutor Seeks Trump’s Endorsement in Run for Governor

Congressman Lou Barletta is also seeking the former president's endorsement, and state Sen. Doug Mastriano has said Trump asked him to run.

In this Nov. 3, 2020, file photo, people line up outside a polling place in Springfield, Delaware County, to vote in the 2020 general election. A Republican proposal made public on Thursday, June 10, 2021, would revamp Pennsylvania election law to affect deadlines, early voting and mail-in ballots and require ID for all in-person voters. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Pennsylvania Republicans Push Election Legislation That Would Make Voting More Complicated

Republicans have proposed a wide-ranging series of changes to Pennsylvania election laws, including many that would make it more difficult to vote.

In this Nov. 25, 2020, file photo, state Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-Franklin) attends a hearing of the Pennsylvania State Senate Majority Policy Committee in Gettysburg. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Mastriano: Trump ‘Asked Me’ to Run for Governor

Lou Barletta, the Trump-endorsed nominee for US Senate in 2018, is also running for governor and seeking Trump's endorsement.

Two proposed amendments that voters will face deal with limiting the power of governors like Tom Wolf during disasters.
Get Out and Vote: All PA Voters Eligible to Vote on Statewide Ballot Questions

Primary ballots will include four questions, three of which propose amendments to the state’s constitution.

Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, the chairperson of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, plans to run for the state's open US Senate seat in 2022. (Courtesy of Montgomery County)
Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh to Run for US Senate in 2022

Arkoosh would be the first woman to represent Pennsylvania in the US Senate if she's elected.

State representative Malcolm Kenyatta, a Black man, wears a gray suit and tie, and holds his right hand over his heart as he sings the National Anthem.
State Rep. Kenyatta to Run for US Senate in 2022

Kenyatta, the grandson of the late civil rights activist Muhammad I. Kenyatta, is the latest candidate to join what is likely to be a crowded race.

John Fetterman speaks during his inauguration as lieutenant governor on Jan. 15, 2019. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Fetterman Makes It Official: He’ll Run for US Senate in 2022

The race for the US Senate seat currently occupied by Pat Toomey could be the most competitive Senate race in 2022.