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Kate is an investigative reporter covering redistricting for Spotlight PA. She is a recent graduate of Columbia Journalism School’s data journalism program where she reported on police accountability and social services for survivors of domestic violence in New York City. She has previously worked at ABC’s World News Tonight, and MSNBC. Kate enjoys painting and road-tripping, preferably all while listening to Taylor Swift.

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Pennsylvania primary 2022: A last-minute guide to everything you need to know to vote May 17

Democrats and Republicans will consider a number of races, while unaffiliated voters in some parts of the state will weigh ballot questions.

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

Pensilvania (PA) Día de las Elecciones 2022: Una guía completa para las primarias del 17 de mayo, incluyendo cómo votar, encontrar su lugar de votación, entender la papeleta de voto por correo y más.

Las elecciones primarias de Pensilvania en 2022 son el 17 de mayo. Aquí un rápido resumen de lo que necesita saber antes de votar.
By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

A complete guide to the Pennsylvania May 17 primary

The Pennsylvania primary in 2022 is May 17. Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know before you vote.

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania Primary Day 2022: Why independents can’t vote for candidates this May, and the push to change that

Independent voters now number more than 1 million and account for 15% of all registered voters, yet they are shut out of casting a primary ballot for key positions like governor and U.S. senator.

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania Republicans eye greater control over redistricting in response to new political maps

The proposals directly oppose the wishes of advocates who have for years pushed to remove elected officials from the process and give the power to average Pennsylvanians.

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

The 4 reasons the Pennsylvania Supreme Court picked the winning congressional map

Pennsylvania Supreme Court announced that it had picked a new congressional map for the state — but didn’t explain why. Now, all seven of the high court’s justices have released opinions outlining their positions,

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

Updated: February 18, 2022 | 5:30 pm

Pennsylvania’s highest court considers state’s next congressional districts: live updates

The state Supreme Court agreed to take over the highly consequential process in early February after a lower appellate judge held hearings on more than a dozen map proposals.

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania Supreme Court takes control of redrawing state’s congressional map

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court took control of selecting the state’s next congressional map, pre-empting a lower court ruling at the last minute in a move that will surely draw partisan scrutiny from Republicans.

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

Wolf vetoes congressional map sent to him by Republicans

Gov. Tom Wolf has vetoed a congressional map sent to him by Republican lawmakers, leaving the monumental job of picking Pennsylvania’s next district lines to the state courts.

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

Pa. Republicans send doomed congressional map to Gov. Tom Wolf

The state Senate voted Monday to approve a Republican-backed plan that nonpartisan analysts say has a clear GOP advantage.

By Danielle Ohl/Spotlight PA and Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA
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