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Pennsylvania primary election will be unique

Primaries are different anyway, but this one may is noteworthy
By Scott LaMar

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Updated: June 1, 2021 | 6:58 pm

In last-minute reversal, Philly commissioners won’t count undated ballots

Philadelphia received about 1,300 ballots in the May primary without dates on their envelopes. They would be unlikely to change the results of any race.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Philly commissioner says GOP is ‘playing games’ with impeachment threat over mail ballots

Philadelphia’s city commissioners say they’re unimpressed with a threat by top State House Republicans to impeach them over a recent decision to count undated mail ballots.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Experts say Pa.’s 2021 primary was typical, but GOP lawmakers are seizing on issues

Routine poll issues, some mail-ballot snafus, and low turnout were all par for the course of a normal election.

By Marie Albiges for Spotlight PA

Updated: May 19, 2021 | 5:43 pm

Philly judges win Democratic primaries for statewide courts

Two Philadelphia judges have been picked by Democratic voters as the party’s nominees to run for open seats on two different statewide appellate courts in November.

By The Associated Press

Updated: May 19, 2021 | 5:57 pm

Pa. voters give legislature more power to override governor during emergency declarations

The ballot measures cap a more than year-long power struggle between Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled state legislature over the appropriate response to COVID-19.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY and Sam Dunklau