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Taxpayers footed Pa.’s bill for election lawsuits. Costs went into the millions

The Pennsylvania Department of State paid law firms over $3.4 million for work on election-related lawsuits. They came from at least three political parties.

By Julia Agos

Pennsylvania Supreme Court flips on signature rules for nominating petitions

The court had previously held that a petition signature could not be invalidated just because the voter’s address did not match their voter registration address.

By The Associated Press

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Husband of Pennsylvania high court candidate begins prison sentence

Charles McCullough’s incarceration comes as voters decide whether to back his wife, Commonwealth Judge Patricia McCullough, in her bid for an open seat on Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Montgomery County Democratic commissioner launches US Senate bid

Republican Pat Toomey is retiring, opening up a seat in a swing state that is likely to be among the country’s most competitive races next year.

By The Associated Press

Sen. Sharif Street is running for U.S. Senate, and he’s doing it ‘old-school’

Another candidate is entering the Democratic primary race for Pennsylvania’s 2022 U.S. Senate election.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Braddock mayor endorses Kenyatta over Fetterman in U.S. Senate race

The Mayor of Braddock said she’s had more contact with the Philadelphia Democrat in the last month than she has with John Fetterman in years.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Updated: March 31, 2021 | 8:38 am

Pennsylvania election law reforms won’t be ready for primary

Counties are preparing to run the primary under the same rules that drew complaints in November.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Wolf picks top election adviser to lead Department of State

Veronica Degraffenreid, a former senior election official in North Carolina, became Gov. Tom Wolf’s nominee to head of his Department of State, which oversees elections in Pennsylvania.

By The Associated Press