On Nov. 8, Americans will take to the polls to vote in the 2022 midterm election. In Pennsylvania, both the governor’s seat and one Senate seat are up for election. There are also a number of key issues at stake on the
Delaware County Democrats, Student Groups Look to Turn Out Voters in November 2nd Bellwether Election
In the 2018 midterm elections, Democrats in Delaware County wrested control of several local statehouse and congressional seats from Republicans. Then, in 2019, they won a majority on the County Council (a five-member body with broad governing powers) for the first time
Under the 2011 Pennsylvania Congressional Redistricting Act, the Republican-majority Pa. General Assembly moved Swarthmore out of the 7th district, of which it had been a part for over 75 years, and into the 1st district, grouping it with reliably Democratic Philadelphia suburbs.
Last week’s losses by Democrats in the midterm elections definitely do not bode well for action on climate change — or for a range of progressive issues such as women’s and immigrant’s rights. Climate change denier James Inhofe (R-OK) will be replacing
In what was an otherwise sobering night for Democrats, Pennsylvania businessman and former Secretary of Revenue Tom Wolf defeated incumbent Republican governor Tom Corbett with 54.9 percent of the vote. But Republicans strengthened their majorities in both houses of the Pennsylvania state
Midterm elections are approaching and Swarthmore’s campus is alive with political conversation. One such conversation relates to the issue of voter identification laws: some Swarthmore students I’ve spoken to object to these laws on the assumption that they discriminate against poor and