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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | My experience as a poll worker

Opinion | My experience as a poll worker

By Paul Beer, Staff Columnist November 13, 2022
A day as a poll worker during a historic midterm election.
Opinion | Please vote on Tuesday

Opinion | Please vote on Tuesday

By Livia LaMarca, Senior Staff Columnist November 6, 2022
Here in Pennsylvania, there is too much at stake to ignore. Get out to vote tomorrow.
Election workers perform a recount of ballots from the Pennsylvania primary election at the Allegheny County Election Division warehouse on the North Side in June.

Midterm Election Guide: Who’s on the ballot in Allegheny County?

By Donata Massimiani, Senior Staff Writer November 6, 2022
The Pitt News compiled a guide for Allegheny County voters, who will help decide the winners for the governor, senate and U.S. House of Representatives races during Tuesday’s midterm elections.
This combination of photos shows Pennsylvania Democratic gubernatorial candidate state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, left, and Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano, right.

‘Midterms are just as important’: Pitt students discuss Pennsylvania gubernatorial election

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer November 4, 2022
Pitt students say everything from the economy to crime to climate change is on the ballot as voters determine whether Democrat Josh Shapiro or Republican Doug Mastriano will become Pennsylvania’s next governor.
President Joe Biden speaks outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia  on Sept. 1.

Opinion | As Democrats continue to fail on policy, Biden’s harsh rhetoric is necessary

By Paul Beer, For The Pitt News September 22, 2022
President Biden’s new anti-MAGA rhetoric is a smart campaign strategy for the next election.
Student Government Board to elect new board member this month

Student Government Board to elect new board member this month

By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer September 6, 2022
Following Celeste Lintz’s resignation from Student Government Board, applications for the board member vacancy are due this Thursday. According to SGB elections committee chair Ciara Markoski, SGB will hold public interviews of the candidates and private deliberations.
Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano and his wife Rebbeca Mastriano at a rally Friday evening.

Photos: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis endorses Doug Mastriano

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor August 19, 2022
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis endorsed Republican Doug Mastriano for Pennsylvania governor at the Downtown Wyndham on Friday.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting on Zoom.

SGB slates, candidates announced at Tuesday meeting

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer January 26, 2022

With the start of campaigning for Student Government Board elections only a few weeks away, Marcus Edelstein, who chairs the board’s elections committee, announced the final list of candidates at the...

Jacob Santiago, left, a first-year media and professional communications major, and Trinity Johnson, a first-year biology major on the pre-med track in the courtyard of the William Pitt Union.

Students react to Gainey’s election as first Black mayor of Pittsburgh

By Alaina Goldberg, For The Pitt News November 11, 2021
Students shared their reactions to Pennsylvania’s Nov. 2 municipal election, which included Pittsburghers choosing Ed Gainey as the City’s first Black mayor.
The Office of Congressman Mike Doyle on East Carson Street in South Side on June 24, 2019. Steve Irwin, Pittsburgh lawyer, recently announced he will run to replace Doyle’s seat in Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district.

Squirrel Hill attorney Steve Irwin announces run for U.S. House

By Natalie Frank, News Editor November 8, 2021
Squirrel Hill attorney Steve Irwin announced on Thursday that he is joining the race to represent Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District. The seat currently belongs to U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, who announced on Oct. 18 that he will not run for reelection.
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