Latest Pennsylvania state government News

Tight Pennsylvania GOP Senate race; Mastriano wins gov nod

May. 18, 2022 05:10 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump's preferred candidate in Pennsylvania's Senate Republican primary was essentially tied with a more traditional rival, while his pick for governor notched a commanding victory Tuesday as the former president worked to expand his hold on the GOP. ...

Printing errors mar mailed ballots in Oregon, Pennsylvania

May. 18, 2022 02:48 AM EDT

Printing mistakes will force local election officials in Pennsylvania and Oregon to redo thousands of mailed ballots, a laborious process that could delay results for some closely contested races in Tuesday's primaries. In Pennsylvania, where GOP primaries for governor and U.S....

Dan Pastore wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 16th Congressional District.

May. 18, 2022 01:46 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dan Pastore wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 16th Congressional District.

Takeaways: Election denier wins, bad behavior dooms Cawthorn

May. 18, 2022 01:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's support was enough to elevate his Senate candidate to victory in North Carolina on Tuesday, while his pick in Pennsylvania remained in a tough fight in that state's Senate primary. In a key congressional race, a Republican...

Christian Nascimento wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 4th Congressional District.

May. 18, 2022 00:47 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Christian Nascimento wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 4th Congressional District.

Parties pick state lawmakers to be lieutenant gov candidates

May. 17, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Voters in both parties chose Pennsylvania state representatives Tuesday to be their nominees for lieutenant governor this fall and some prominent GOP leaders in the General Assembly found themselves in tight races. Republicans elected state Rep. Carrie Lewis...

Trump-backed Mastriano wins GOP Pennsylvania governor nod

May. 17, 2022 23:45 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Doug Mastriano won the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania governor on Tuesday, beating eight other candidates and a party establishment that had tried to head off his nomination over fears that he is too extreme to win the general election in the presidential...

Jim Bognet wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District.

May. 17, 2022 22:47 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jim Bognet wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District.

Chris Deluzio wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District.

May. 17, 2022 22:45 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Deluzio wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District.

Jeremy Shaffer wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District.

May. 17, 2022 22:44 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeremy Shaffer wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District.