Tweets of the Week - May 20, 2019

Tweets of the Week - May 20, 2019

Check out the week as tweeted from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Friday, May 24, 2019/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
Election Day Results: Live updates on special elections and city primaries in Pennsylvania

Election Day Results: Live updates on special elections and city primaries in Pennsylvania

Today voters are heading to the polls for the May primary election, an election that will also determine three new lawmakers in the Pennsylvania House and Senate. The PLS Reporter will continually update this live blog with new information on the major state and municipal races of the day. 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
Special Election Preview: Sarah Hammond vs. Doug Mastriano for the 33rd Senate District

Special Election Preview: Sarah Hammond vs. Doug Mastriano for the 33rd Senate District

Voters will head to the polls Tuesday in Adams, Franklin, Cumberland and York counties to choose a replacement for retired Republican Sen. Richard Alloway, in a race marred by controversy over one of the candidate’s social media posts.

Alloway retired in February, telling reporters that he did not see a path to leadership and that the time had come to move on to other ventures. The 50-year-old was elected in 2009 to replace the retiring Terry Punt.
Monday, May 20, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
Special Election Preview: Sam Doctor vs. Marci Mustello for the 11th House District

Special Election Preview: Sam Doctor vs. Marci Mustello for the 11th House District

Butler County voters will head to the polls tomorrow to choose their next state representative, following the resignation of former Rep. Brian Ellis (R-Butler) in March. 

Voters will have two choices on the ballot: Democrat Sam Doctor, a pro-gun, pro-union third-generation steelworker bent on reforming Harrisburg, and Republican Marci Mustello, a longtime district staffer to US representatives who hopes to cut business taxes and place a renewed focus on workforce training.
Monday, May 20, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
Categories: News and Views
Angry citizens clash with Philadelphia City Commissioners at meeting

Angry citizens clash with Philadelphia City Commissioners at meeting

The last public meeting of the Philadelphia City Commissioners before the primary elections saw lots of frustrated public commenters and no updates on the controversial voting machines.

New machines were selected in February to take over next year for elections, despite controversy over the procurement process. The two city commissioners who voted for the machines are running for re-election this year and have since recused themselves.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
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