Pennsylvania’s Midterm Election

Now that Pennsylvania’s primary season is over, the general election campaign is underway. Following the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s extraconstitutional rewrite of the congressional map, Pennsylvania’s new districts are problematic for the Republicans, who currently constitute the majority of the delegation. At the top of the ticket, both U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-Lackawanna) and Governor Tom Wolf (D-York) are seeking re-election.

Primary Wrap-up

The Pennsylvania primary was held on May 15, and voters determined the political match-ups for the fall campaigns. In the Governor’s race, state Senator and York business owner Scott Wagner won the Republican nomination and will now challenge incumbent Gov. Tom Wolf (D) who is seeking a second term.  In the Senate race, as expected, Rep.

UPDATED Elections Analysis: Pennsylvania

After the three-judge federal panel and the US Supreme Court both rejected Republican legal appeals to overturn the new state Supreme Court-imposed congressional map, candidates submitted their official filing documents to run in the new districts.

We now have a idea as to where the key Pennsylvania political battles will occur, and who will be some of the key players. Today we take a look at the first nine districts. On Monday, we'll review CDs 10-18. The party primaries are scheduled for May 15th.