Stories tagged: "primary"


Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, who is running for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, speaks at a Centre County Democrats' breakfast event at a hotel at the Mountain View Country Club, Saturday, April 9, 2022, in Boalsburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Hospitalized After Suffering a Stroke

The leading candidate in Pennsylvania’s Democratic US Senate primary had a stroke Friday triggered by an irregular heartbeat, but insisted he’d be back on the campaign trail soon.

Abortion rights activist demonstrate at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Here’s Where The Candidates in the Governor’s Race Stand on Abortion

If the US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, the decision on abortion rights will be determined at the state level. In Pennsylvania, what exactly that means might just come down to who is elected governor in November.

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 —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.

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
New Poll Shows Fetterman With 20 Point Lead In Democratic Field; Three Republicans In A Tight Race

A new Monmouth University poll released Wednesday shows the Democratic primary for United States Senate has a clear front-runner: Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman. The Republicans, meanwhile, have a tight three-way race for the nomination. In the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate: John Fetterman garnered the support of 44% of poll respondents while Congressman Conor Lamb...

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)
Pennsylvania’s Primary Petition Gathering Period is on Hold

US Senate, governor, and lieutenant governor hopefuls will have to wait to begin the process of gathering enough signatures to get on the primary ballot.