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Top Stories of 2021: How Pa. election misinformation helped inspire an insurrection, investigations and policies

The Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack and conversations around voting law changes were partially inspired by the same thing: disproven allegations of widespread problems and fraud.

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: December 9, 2021 | 1:44 pm

Pa. Senate election probe contract doesn’t say if the public will see the results, among other things

The $275,250 contract is revealing more details about the Republican-led probe, which is taking place without evidence of widespread fraud or irregularities.

By Sam Dunklau

With incumbent’s concession, Dems have flipped a Pa. Commonwealth Court seat

Drew Crompton’s loss disrupts Republicans’ otherwise complete sweep of statewide judicial races in this year’s election,

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

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Updated: November 11, 2021 | 5:00 am

Pennsylvania statewide court race goes to recount

A statewide recount is being ordered in the Nov. 2 election for an open seat on Pennsylvania’s statewide Commonwealth Court after two candidates finished within a half-percentage point of each other. That’s according to Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration on Wednesday.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Montgomery County GOP alleges ‘lack of trust’ in election results, but says there’s no evidence of fraud

The county says there was an additional slowdown when workers “encountered a higher than usual number of ballots that [could not] be read by the ballot scanners.”

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

For Pa.’s statewide candidates, 2021 lessons are in the eye of the beholder

In general, the 2021 election was characterized in Pennsylvania by relatively strong overall turnout for an odd-year election.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Pennsylvania statewide court race narrows to a dead heat

Voting-counting in the contest for an open seat on Pennsylvania’s statewide Commonwealth Court narrowed the race to a virtual dead heat. That’s as some counties continued Friday to tabulate remaining mail-in, overseas and provisional ballots.

By The Associated Press

Updated: November 5, 2021 | 11:44 am

Big GOP governor’s field could grow with Senator Jake Corman’s announcement

Corman, who represents a swath of central Pennsylvania surrounding Penn State’s main campus, is the Senate’s president pro tempore.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press
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