Stories tagged: "PA House District 26"

FILE- In this file photo from Nov. 19, 2019, a man is silhouetted in the shade as he walks by the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
6 Races That Could Help Determine Future of the Pennsylvania State Legislature

All 203 of the state’s House seats are up for reelection in November. With new legislative districts and a number of GOP incumbents not seeking reelection, Democrats have the potential to narrow the majority gap with new candidates.

State Sen. Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and activists march for a higher minimum wage on July 12, 2019, in Philadelphia. (Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus/James Robinson)
Here’s What Candidates in 13 Key State House Races Say About Raising the Minimum Wage in PA

Democrats say it's "disgraceful" that Republicans have allowed bills that would raise the minimum wage to sit in committee for months on end.

A person wearing a protective mask as a precaution against the coronavirus walks past stuttered businesses in Philadelphia, Thursday, May 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Candidates in 14 Key State House Races Share Their Ideas for Helping the Economy Recover

Republicans are looking to reopen businesses quickly, while Democrats look to longer-term solutions.

Chet Harhut, left, deputy manager, and David Voye, right, division manager of the Allegheny County Division of Elections, take receipt of a dolly loaded with mail-in ballots, at the division of elections offices in downtown Pittsburgh Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The June 2 Pennsylvania primary was a first run for some new paper-record voting systems and the inaugural use of newly legalized mail-in ballots. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
We Asked Candidates in 14 Key State House Races About How They Would Make it Easier to Vote.

Many Republicans support legislation that would move up the deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot and eliminate drop boxes, but Democrats say that would make voting more difficult.