Rick Saccone drew attention Jan. 6 when he posted videos from outside the US Capitol that appeared to support the violent insurrection by supporters of then-President Donald Trump.
The Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission voted for the policy change that was introduced by House Minority Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Philadelphia.
From pandemic relief to election laws, Republican leaders in the state Legislature continue to ignore Democrats.
Primary ballots will include four questions, three of which propose amendments to the state’s constitution.
Women make up approximately 51% of the state population, but just under 29% of the state Legislature. Several groups are working to change that.
As the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Legislature works to pass voter suppression laws, Democrats in Congress have one chance to stop the assault on voting rights.
The special election is the fourth to be scheduled for May 18.