Stories tagged: "election 2022"


FILE - Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin takes part in a forum for Republican candidates for governor of Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa., April 1, 2022.  Mastriano, supports an abortion ban starting at six weeks of pregnancy without exceptions for rape, incest or saving the life of the mother. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
‘Big Lie’ Believer Doug Mastriano Leads the GOP Pack in Primary Race for Governor

State Sen. Doug Mastriano is one of Pennsylvania’s most visible 2020 election conspiracy theorists. He’s now the leading Republican nominee for governor, according to a new poll.

Shown is a Delaware County secured drop box for the return of vote-by-mail ballots in Newtown Square, Pa., Monday, May 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
PA Secretary of State, ACLU to Lehigh County DA: Don’t Intimidate Voters

Acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman, the state ACLU, and other like-minded organizations wrote Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin, confronting him over plans to monitor dropboxes ahead of the primary.

FILE—In this file photo from April 2, 2022, George Bochetto, Kathy Barnette, Mehmet Oz, Jeffrey Lord, Rose Tennent, John Gizzie, Jeff Bartos, Carla Sands, and Lowman Henry pose for a photograph during a forum for Republican candidates for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa. Republicans have made anger over the 2020 election a staple of this year's mid-term primary campaigns as Democrats appear prepared to tie them to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, contending that Republican-sponsored election legislation is an attack on voting rights. Pennsylvania's primary election is May 17. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Talk of Election Fraud is Alive and Well on the Pennsylvania Campaign Trail, But Will it Work?

While Republicans have made anger over the 2020 election a staple of this year's midterm primary campaigns to appeal to Trump-loyal GOP voters, such messages could be a liability in fall's general election campaign, pollsters say.

FILE —This file photo from March 7, 2006 shows Barbara Dubler at the state elections bureau, in Harrisburg, Pa., as she checks the signatures on Gil Longwell's nominating petition to run for the State House in that years primary election. Pennsylvania's Supreme Court on Wednesday Feb. 9, 2022 put a temporary hold on the period for candidates and their supporters to circulate petitions to qualify for Pennsylvania's May 17 primary election. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Monday is the Deadline to Vote in the Pennsylvania Primary

On May 17, registered Democrats and Republicans in Pennsylvania will choose who they want to win their party's nomination.

Teddy Daniels speaks during a pro-police rally in Milford on June, 20, 2020. (Photo by Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Lieutenant Governor Candidate Teddy Daniels Hit With Protective Order After Abuse Claims by Wife

Daniels is accused of threatening his wife and child, and saying he would kill the family dog.

In this April 1, 2022 photo combination shown from top left are Lou Barletta, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, Bill McSwain and David White at a forum for Republican candidates for governor of Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa. The four are scheduled to meet in Harrisburg, Pa., for a debate on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Leaders of the GOP Pack in Governor’s Race Take Their Anti-Abortion, Pro-Gun Talking Points to TV

Wednesday’s televised debate featured the top four candidates pledging to stamp out reproductive rights and pass pro-gun laws in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Oz, Carla Sands, and David McCormick are the three leading candidates in the Republican Senate Primary in Pennsylvania
Where Do Pennsylvania’s US Senate Candidates Stand on Trump’s ‘Big Lie?’

Pennsylvania was a flashpoint for Donald Trump's unfounded claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him. What do Republicans running for US Senate from the state think?