Democrat wins Pennsylvania governorship, defeating pro-Trump election denier

Nov 8 (Reuters) – Democrat Josh Shapiro won the governorship of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, Edison Research projected, beating a Republican who has repeated false allegations of voter fraud in a presidential battleground state where the governor appoints the official who supervises the elections. Josh Shapiro, the state’s attorney general, defeated Republican state senator Doug Mastriano, … Read more

Election-eve lawsuits target U.S. ballot rules

MARIETTA, Ga., Nov 7 (Reuters) – Hours before U.S. midterm voters head to the polls on Tuesday, courts were hearing a handful of last-minute lawsuits that could govern election rules and ballot counting voting in battleground states. The lawsuits, filed in states with key races, mark the end of a months-long legal push by Democrats … Read more

How long will it take to know who won in U.S. midterm elections?

WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Here’s some advice for anyone following the U.S. midterm elections on Nov. 8: Be prepared for a long night and maybe days of waiting before it’s clear if President Joe Biden’s Republicans or Democrats will control Congress. The 435 seats in the US House of Representatives are up for grabs, … Read more

Biden comments on coal-fired plants slammed by Manchin ahead of U.S. midterms

JOLIET, Ill., Nov 5 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s comments about shutting down coal-fired power plants days before a critical midterm election drew fire from a key conservative Senate Democrat on Saturday. “No one is building new coal plants because they can’t count on them, even though they have all the coal guaranteed for the … Read more

Biden, Trump push Pennsylvania U.S. Senate candidates ahead of midterms

PHILADELPHIA/LATROBE, Pennsylvania, Nov 5 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden told voters in Pennsylvania that a Democratic defeat in Tuesday’s midterm elections would have “decades” of consequences, while Republican candidates in Congress predicted a landslide victory. The biggest names in American politics, including Democrats Biden and former President Barack Obama, as well as former Republican … Read more

Fetterman’s health in focus as he squares off with Oz in U.S. Senate debate

PHILADELPHIA, Oct 25 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman faces his biggest political test since his May stroke on Tuesday when he debates Republican rival Mehmet Oz in a race in Pennsylvania that will help determine if the Democrats retain their majority in the House. . Fetterman, the 53-year-old state lieutenant governor, has seen … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court backs Republican in Pennsylvania ballots case

WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with an unsuccessful Republican candidate for a Pennsylvania judge and overturned a lower court ruling that allowed the count mail-in ballots in the race he had sought to exclude because voters failed to date them. Judges reversed the decision of the Philadelphia-based 3rd … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Pennsylvania electoral map

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a Republican former congressman’s challenge to a map showing the districts of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as the state’s highest court adopted in place of that established by Republican legislators. Judges refused to hear an appeal of a ruling by Pennsylvania’s highest … Read more

Ad in Pennsylvania governor’s race shows Republican in Confederate uniform

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PHILADELPHIA, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Pennsylvania Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro plans to launch a new online ad aimed at black voters on Wednesday that features his Republican rival posing in a Confederate military uniform, the campaign said. at Reuters. The ad features a photo first … Read more

U.S. Senate hopeful Fetterman aims to quell health fears at Pennsylvania rally

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor and U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman delivers remarks as he attends a Labor Day celebration with U.S. President Joe Biden at United Steelworkers of America Local 2227 in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania , U.S., September 5, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PHILADELPHIA, Sept 11 (Reuters) – … Read more