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Political experts panel analyzes midterm results

Political experts panel analyzes midterm results

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, For The Pitt News

November 9, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics organized a panel of political experts at Chatham Thursday to analyze the 2018 midterm election.

Children’s Fund proposal fails

Children’s Fund proposal fails

By Hannah Schneider, News Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Allegheny County Children’s Fund would have contributed to numerous education initiatives, but the measure failed to pass by a narrow margin Tuesday.

Volunteers encourage student voting on campus

Volunteers encourage student voting on campus

By Janine Faust, Managing Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under 2. Featured, Campus, News

For many Pitt students, the midterm elections were the first vote they cast since the 2016 presidential election, when President Trump was elected.

Conor Lamb, D-Pa., victorious in 17th Congressional District election

Conor Lamb, D-Pa., victorious in 17th Congressional District election

By Sarah Shearer, Assistant News Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

In the only U.S. House race between two incumbents, Conor Lamb, D-Pa., took victory of the 17th Pennsylvania district over Keith Rothfus, R-Pa.

Tom Wolf wins second term as Pa. Governor

Tom Wolf wins second term as Pa. Governor

By Hannah Schneider, News Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Incumbent Democrat Tom Wolf will remain governor of Pennsylvania after defeating Republican Scott Wagner in the midterm elections Tuesday.

Pa. Senator Bob Casey Jr. beats Lou Barletta, wins third term

Pa. Senator Bob Casey Jr. beats Lou Barletta, wins third term

By Joanna Li, Assistant News Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Four-term Republican U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta sought to take the sole Senate seat of two-term incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr. — but failed to do so, as Sen. Casey defeated Barletta.

Midterm special election question: Allegheny County Children’s Fund

Midterm special election question: Allegheny County Children’s Fund

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, For The Pitt News

November 6, 2018


Filed under City, News

Alongside voting on local representatives in the midterm election, residents of Allegheny County will vote on the proposed Allegheny County Children's Fund.

Everything Pitt students need to know about the 2018 midterm elections

Everything Pitt students need to know about the 2018 midterm elections

By Dylan Giacobbe, Hannah Schneider, and Ashley Priore

October 19, 2018


Filed under City, News, Top Stories

The 2018 midterm elections in Pennsylvania take place Nov. 6 — but Pitt students who vote in these elections have traditionally been low in number.

Editorial: State gerrymandering decision needs action now

Editorial: State gerrymandering decision needs action now

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 24, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

As midterm elections loom and Pennsylvanians prepare to deliver their opinion on President Donald Trump’s first two years in office, the Commonwealth’s Supreme Court added to the drama Monday when it ordered a change to the lines of battle themselves: Congressional district borders. In a long-...

Editorial: Trump’s revisionist history leaves everyone behind

Editorial: Trump’s revisionist history leaves everyone behind

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 27, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Presidential endorsements of Senate hopefuls can often make the difference between a candidate winning and losing the election — though that wasn’t the case in Alabama this week. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence publicly supported Republican Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama’s...

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