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Is David Oh the future of Philadelphia’s Republican Party?

“I’m an independent-minded Republican. I’m not tied to the traditional Republican establishment,” he said.

By Jake Blumgart/WHYY

What led to the blue wave in the Philly suburbs? Demographics, strong candidates and Donald Trump

Democrats took control of Delaware County politics for the first time since the Civil War, winning all three open seats on the County Council as well as the race for district attorney.

By Dana Bate/WHYY

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Democrats sweep through suburban Philadelphia counties

"There's the Trump factor, there was the local factor."
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Philly officials praise new voting machines, promise to fix ‘significant wrinkles’ for 2020

“Next year, I’m just really worried because...the lines may be well out the door."
By Catalina Jaramillo

Voters across the country decide on sanctuary city, Airbnb rentals

Ballot measures in several states included hot-button social issues like immigration, gambling, taxes and affirmative action.
By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania settling close races for judge, county control

Based on anecdotal reports from county election officials, turnout was better than expected.
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Supporters of arming teachers in classrooms claim victory in Schuylkill County in board election

"I still stand by, the only thing that’s going to stop a gun is a gun.”
By Jen Kinney/Keystone Crossroads

In historic win, Democrats take Delaware County Council in a ‘clean sweep’

“We are going to change this county, and we are going to make it work for every working family in this county.”
By Dana Bate/WHYY
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