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Pennsylvania’s redrawn districts inject uncertainty in legislative contests

Democrats in Pennsylvania who’ve long blamed their party’s legislative minorities on Republican gerrymandering are about to find out whether friendlier district maps will edge them closer to retaking control of the House and Senate.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Pa. lawmakers spent at least $3 million on private lawyers, experts during redistricting battle, invoices show

Pennsylvania state lawmakers spent at least $3 million in taxpayer money on outside law firms and experts as they lobbied for their preferred political maps during the recent redistricting cycle

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

Pennsylvanians to cast first ballots under redistricted maps

Despite requests from county elections workers, the Legislature and governor were unable to reach an agreement to allow the counting of mail-in and absentee ballots to start earlier.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

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Lawmakers navigate Pennsylvania primary with unfamiliar maps

Going before voters in the May 17 primary election will be candidates for all 203 House and 25 of 50 Senate seats

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania congressional district map lawsuit ends quietly

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court picked a new set of district lines after a plan that had been passed by GOP majorities in the Legislature was vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania Republicans eye greater control over redistricting in response to new political maps

The proposals directly oppose the wishes of advocates who have for years pushed to remove elected officials from the process and give the power to average Pennsylvanians.

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

Updated: March 28, 2022 | 2:45 pm

Pennsylvania’s Latinos want more state lawmakers from their communities. New district maps offer that chance.

Pennsylvania’s Latinos are hoping with new political maps that they will see more lawmakers from their communities.

By Anthony Orozco, Gabriela Martínez and Sam Dunklau