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Split court tosses Pennsylvania victims’ rights amendment

Commonwealth Court in a 3-2 decision said state officials may not tabulate the votes for the so-called Marsy’s Law amendment that was on the ballot in November 2019.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

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

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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

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/WHYY

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