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Democrat Josh Shapiro to take office with mandate from Pennsylvania voters

The state’s two-term attorney general scored a massive 14 percentage point win over Republican rival Doug Mastriano in last week’s midterm election.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Democrat Josh Shapiro wins Pennsylvania governor’s race

The state’s two-term elected attorney general ran to the middle on several key issues and smashed Pennsylvania’s campaign finance record in a powerhouse campaign.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

At stake in Pennsylvania governor race: Abortion, presidency

They are vying to succeed Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, who is constitutionally barred from seeking a third term.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Dueling speeches by Doug Mastriano, Josh Shapiro lay out stakes, opposing views in final days of campaign

Both addresses offered a vision of freedom — and of the threat their opponents pose to it.

By Chris Potter/WESA

University makes new review of Pennsylvania GOP candidate for governor Doug Mastriano’s doctoral research

Mastriano was awarded a doctorate in history in 2013 for his research into American World War I hero Sgt. Alvin York. But that research has long been criticized by other researchers as inaccurate, sloppy and even fraudulent.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Pa. election 2022: Where governor candidates Mastriano and Shapiro stand on mail ballots, election security, and voting rights

Election administration is especially important in the 2022 race for Pennsylvania governor as GOP candidate Doug Mastriano believes wrongly that President Joe Biden won because of widespread fraud.

By Katie Meyer/Spotlight PA

Most outside spending on Pennsylvania’s governor’s race has one aim: to defeat Doug Mastriano

Groups that can’t directly coordinate with political campaigns have spent $2.5 million on ads, polls, knocking on doors, and more to influence Pennsylvania’s 2022 gubernatorial election.

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA and Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

11 Pennsylvanians weigh in on the candidates for governor and US Senate, and why some are still undecided

To better understand the choices Pennsylvanians are facing, Spotlight PA spoke to 11 people across the state about whether they plan to vote in November and for whom.

By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA, Katie Meyer/Spotlight PA and Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA