Tweets of the Week - November 5, 2018

Tweets of the Week - November 5, 2018

Check out the week as tweeted from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Friday, November 9, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
VIDEO: Rain or shine, nothing kept voters away on Tuesday

VIDEO: Rain or shine, nothing kept voters away on Tuesday

On November 6th Pennsylvanians, like the rest of the country, were headed out to their nearest polling locations to vote.

When it comes to change, Pennsylvania saw a few firsts, a few historic moments and some things remained exactly the same in Harrisburg. Check out the video to find out more from Pennsylvania's midterm elections.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Debate over magisterial judge election signatures heats up House

Debate over magisterial judge election signatures heats up House

A twisty, turvy House floor debate finally ended this week when the chamber approved a bill to let magisterial judges run for reelection without filing signatures.

The debate also made for some odd ideological bedfellows over the course of two votes to suspend the rules, a constitutional question and ultimately its final passage which moved 128-65. 61 Democrats joined with 67 Republicans in support, while 17 Democrats joined with 48 Republicans opposed.
Friday, October 12, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
In Philadelphia, Obama, Wolf Rally Democratic Voters

In Philadelphia, Obama, Wolf Rally Democratic Voters

Each speaker who took the stage at the Dell Music Center in Fairmount Park Friday emphasized the importance of the upcoming election. Even the former president who 10 years ago made history agreed with the candidates. 

John Fetterman, the  lieutenant governor on the Democratic ticket, told the gathered supporters, “This is the most important election in Pennsylvania.”  
Monday, September 24, 2018/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
Tags: Elections
First county implements new state voting machine standards

First county implements new state voting machine standards

Susquehanna County’s 25,000 registered voters will be the first in Pennsylvania to use new voting machines this November.

Following new state guidelines released in spring, the state’s 67 counties had until the end of 2019 to implement paper record keeping voting machines. The guidelines were released in light of Russian interference in states’ voting infrastructure during the 2016 presidential election.

Friday, September 21, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
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