It’s final count Friday at the Erie County Courthouse and election office staff is telling the importance of voting within every race while canvassing the last provisional ballots. Briaunna Malone was live from the newsroom to tell us about the canvassing process and why every vote is important. Election Office staff is one step closer […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat is too close to call and is likely headed for a statewide recount to decide the winner of the contest between heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick. A recount would mean that the outcome of the race might […]
It’s final count Friday at the Erie County Courthouse where election office staff is wrapping up their voting count. The county Clerk and Election Supervisor are joined by watchers from both candidates as they count the 188 final provisional ballots. The process involves the election office determining if the provisional voter is registered to vote, […]
It’s one of the most closely watched races in the country. Two days after Pennsylvania’s Primary Election, the battle for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination is still in the spotlight. The race between celebrity TV doctor Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund executive Dave McCormick remains too close to call, and it could be days, […]
Local political party leaders have different reactions to Tuesday’s leading candidates. Here is more about the initial primary results. Party leaders said that they are pleased with the leading candidates. They are encouraging higher voter turnout for the general election. Primary election results in Erie County indicate more than 25,000 registered Republicans voted. That was […]
In the race for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 16th District, Republican Mike Kelly is seeking a 7th term in the House, and ran unopposed on the Republican side. Democratic nominee Dan Pastore is hoping to spoil that plan. The Fairview businessman and political newcomer easily defeated Rick Telesz of Lawrence County on Tuesday.
The contest for Pennsylvania’s 4th District State House seat is now set. Another political newcomer, Jake Banta, beat five other candidates to secure the GOP nomination. On the Democratic side, Chelsea Oliver was unopposed in the primary. The winner of the race will succeed retiring Republican Curt Sonney who was elected in 2004.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate primary election has come and gone, but a winner has yet to be projected for the Republican race with Mehmet Oz and Dave McCormick within a few thousand votes of each other. With more than 1.2 million votes cast, Oz and McCormick traded places back and forth atop […]
In the battle for Pennsylvania’s next governor, on the Republican side, Doug Mastriano ran away with the nomination while winning by 25%. Mastriano went into Election Day with a late endorsement from former President Donald Trump. He will be going up against Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro who ran unopposed on the Democratic side.
Election Day is over, but the counting of votes continues in Erie County. On Tuesday, 80% of mail-in ballots were successfully counted and canvassed, and election staff continues to work on the remaining 25% Wednesday. A little over 20,000 mail-in ballots were issued to residents, and roughly 15,000 were received. This led the election office […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – John Fetterman will resume his duties as Lt. Governor of Pennsylvania on May 23 after suffering a stroke over the weekend and undergoing a successful procedure to implant a pacemaker on election night. President Pro Tempore of the Senate Jake Corman will temporarily continue to assume the duties of acting lieutenant governor, per […]
The leading Republican candidate running for Pennsylvania House of Representatives 4th District is first-time candidate Jake Banta. Six Republican candidates were running for the position after Republican incumbent Curt Sonney announced his retirement. Sonney held the position for 18 years, and now first-time candidate Jake Banta is in the lead for the position. Banta is […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick went into Wednesday essentially tied in Pennsylvania’s hotly contested Republican nomination for an open U.S. Senate seat, expected to be among the nation’s most competitive races in the fall. The contest was within a couple thousand votes overnight, out of more than […]
Democrat Dan Pastore gave a victory speech late Tuesday as he won his primary race against Rick Telesz. The lifelong Erie County resident says he’s now focused on becoming the next Pennsylvania 16th District U.S. Representative. He will now face Republican incumbent Mike Kelly in November. He says his campaign will keep the foot on […]
(WHTM) — Carrie Lewis DelRosso, the Pennsylvania State Representative for the 33rd district, has won the Republican primary for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor, the Associated Press projects. With 53% of the vote in DelRosso is leading with over 28%. DelRosso notes on her campaign website that during her time in the state House of Representatives she […]
The 4th Legislative race continues, and a candidate shared what they plan to do if elected to office. Joe Cancilla is a volunteer firefighter and EMS at Crescent Hose Company in North East, Pennsylvania. Cancilla’s family history with volunteer work has helped him make the decision to run for office and help the community. The […]
(WHTM) – Pennsylvania State House Representative Austin Davis has won the Democratic Party nomination for Lt. Governor, according to the Associated Press. Davis faced a small field of competitors, including State Representative Brian Sims in the May 17 primary. With 36% of the vote in Davis has 67% of the vote. Endorsed by Pennsylvania’s Attorney […]
(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — A Pa. senator is endorsing Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman following his projected win in the Democratic Pennsylvania Senate primary. President Joe Biden is also weighing in on Fetterman’s win, releasing a statement shortly after the projected win was announced. “As Pennsylvania’s Lieutenant Governor, John Fetterman understands that working class families in Pennsylvania and across […]