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With straight-party voting gone in Pa., who will miss it most?

It was an option that hundreds of thousands of voters exercised for the last time in last week’s election.
By Jan Murphy/PennLive

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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

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

Zappala holds off Middleman in Allegheny County District Attorney race

Stephen Zappala appeared on both the Democrat and Republican tickets Tuesday. His vote totals were boosted by straight-party votes cast by voters in both parties.

By An-Li Herring/WESA