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Election 2022
COLUMBUS, Ohio — “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance defeated Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan for an open U.S. Senate seat in Ohio on Tuesday in a blow to Democrats who viewe...
November 09, 2022 National News
Democratic and Republican committees in Butler County both focused on reaching voters during the midterm election, with access and awareness being the primary goal. On th...
November 09, 2022 Pennsylvania News
HARRISBURG — The U.S. Senate race between Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz was neck and neck on Tuesday night, capping a bare-knuckled and extraordina...
November 09, 2022 Pennsylvania News
Republican candidate Stephenie Scialabba won the race for the state House 12th District seat on Tuesday night. Scialabba will replace Republican state Rep. Daryl Metcalf...
November 08, 2022 Government
Attorney General declares victory in speech
Attorney General declares victory in speech
November 08, 2022 National News
It was sunny Tuesday for Election Day, but voters at two Butler County poll locations say dark clouds are gathering for the nation. “The reason is our country,” said Caro...
November 08, 2022 Local News
U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman and other Democrats filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging Pennsylvania’s plan not to count undated or wrongly dated ballots that...
November 08, 2022 Pennsylvania News
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will send monitors to 24 states in an effort to ensure compliance with federal voting rights laws in Tuesday's elections. The action,...
November 08, 2022 National News
WASHINGTON — After months of primaries, campaign events and fundraising pleas, the midterm elections that will determine the balance of power in Washington and state capi...
November 08, 2022 National News
With an early start on Election Day, poll workers have voting precincts ready for Butler County residents to exercise their civic duty. County solicitor Wil White says he...
November 08, 2022 Government
American voters are fractured politically and culturally ahead of Election Day, and they are anxious about where their country is heading — on inflation, abortion, immigr...
November 08, 2022 National News
Americans are headed to the ballot box amid a surge of partisan election lawsuits in another sign of growing U.S. polarization around the franchise. Even before Tuesday’s...
November 07, 2022 National News
Pennsylvania’s acting secretary of state, Leigh M. Chapman, encouraged Pennsylvanians to educate themselves about their rights before they vote in person on Tuesday. Tips...
November 05, 2022 Local News
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — President Joe Biden took off on a personal final-days campaign sprint Thursday that reflects the Democrats' major concerns before next week's midterm ...
November 05, 2022 National News
SALEM, Ore. — As complaints about elections, many of them unfounded, pile up around the country, investigators tasked with dealing with them find themselves on the front ...
November 05, 2022 National News
County commissioners said Tuesday’s ruling from the state Supreme Court that requires counties to set aside, but not count, undated and improperly dated mail-in and absen...
November 03, 2022 Government
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania officials cannot count votes from mail-in or absentee ballots that lack accurate, handwritten dates on their return envelopes, the state Supreme...
November 02, 2022 Pennsylvania News
People who cast ballots this fall won’t face the marathon Butler County’s poll workers brave each November 8. “On Election Day, [poll workers] arrive at 6 a.m.,” said pol...
November 01, 2022 Local News
MALVERN — On a chilly Saturday morning in mid-October, state and national Republican Party leaders made their way to a hotel patio restaurant in the critically important ...
October 31, 2022 Pennsylvania News
The county Bureau of Elections, county commissioners office and U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly’s Butler office have been receiving calls from voters who are confused about the cand...
October 29, 2022 Local News
WILMINGTON, Del. — If a president's most precious commodity is time, there is no place more valuable politically for the White House this midterm year than Pennsylvania. ...
October 28, 2022 National News
Butler County has hired Chantell McCurdy as director of its Bureau of Elections, just in time to oversee the general election Nov. 8. McCurdy has spent the last five yea...
October 27, 2022 Local News
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Democrat John Fetterman's rocky debate performance fueled concern inside his party on Wednesday, as leaders assessed whether it would significan...
October 27, 2022 Pennsylvania News
HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and top state lawmakers are hurriedly negotiating a massive economic development package that would encourage natural gas developmen...
October 27, 2022 Spotlight PA
The heat is on at Butler County’s Bureau of Elections, as employees tirelessly prepare for the general election Nov. 8, according to county solicitor Wil White. Preparati...
October 27, 2022 Local News
HARRISBURG — Senior Pennsylvania elections officials argued in a new court filing Tuesday that handwritten dates on the envelopes that many state voters use to mail in ba...
October 27, 2022 Pennsylvania News
HARRISBURG — More than five months after experiencing a stroke, Pennsylvania Democrat John Fetterman struggled at times to explain his positions and often spoke haltingly...
October 26, 2022 National News
The two candidates hoping to represent Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate for the next six years will have their first, and only, televised debate Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Harri...
October 25, 2022 Local News
Infrastructure, inflation, and the state of the economy are hot topics for the campaigns of both Stephenie Scialabba, a Republican, and Robert Vigue, Democrat, as they fa...
October 25, 2022 Government
The new 16th congressional district encompasses all of Butler, Crawford, Erie, Lawrence and Mercer counties and part of Venango County. Following the 2020 U.S. Census, P...
October 24, 2022 Digital Media Exclusive
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