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.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation Friday by lawmakers that carries over $900 million in pandemic-driven aid.
Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, told colleagues during a state House session that GOP leaders in both chambers were working with him and he hoped to get the proposed amendment on the spring primary ballot.