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Pennsylvania Democratic chairwoman Dr. Nancy Patton Mills speaks at an election analysis panel hosted by Chatham University’s Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics.

Political experts panel analyzes midterm results

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, For The Pitt News November 9, 2018
The Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics organized a panel of political experts at Chatham Thursday to analyze the 2018 midterm election.
51.69 percent of Allegheny County voters voted against the proposed Children’s Fund referendum in Tuesday’s midterm election.

Children’s Fund proposal fails

By Hannah Schneider, News Editor November 8, 2018
The Allegheny County Children’s Fund would have contributed to numerous education initiatives, but the measure failed to pass by a narrow margin Tuesday.
Students wait in line to vote in the 2018 midterm election at the Posvar Hall polling location.

Volunteers encourage student voting on campus

By Janine Faust, Managing Editor November 6, 2018
For many Pitt students, the midterm elections were the first vote they cast since the 2016 presidential election, when President Trump was elected.
Democrat Conor Lamb gave a victory speech at in Canonsburg before he was declared the projected winner of the primary election in March 2018.

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

By Sarah Shearer, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2018
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, Incumbent and Democratic candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania attends a student forum in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 10, 2018.  (Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto/Zuma Press/TNS)

Tom Wolf wins second term as Pa. Governor

By Hannah Schneider, News Editor November 6, 2018
Incumbent Democrat Tom Wolf will remain governor of Pennsylvania after defeating Republican Scott Wagner in the midterm elections Tuesday.
Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey address delegates during the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. (Clem Murray/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

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

By Joanna Li, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2018
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.
Students and community members voted in Posvar Hall Nov. 7, 2017. About 80 people cast their votes at the polling station.

Midterm special election question: Allegheny County Children’s Fund

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, For The Pitt News November 6, 2018
Alongside voting on local representatives in the midterm election, residents of Allegheny County will vote on the proposed Allegheny County Children's Fund.
Students line up to vote in Posvar Hall in November 2016. About 80 people cast their vote at the polling station in November 2017.

Everything Pitt students need to know about the 2018 midterm elections

By Dylan Giacobbe, Hannah Schneider, and Ashley Priore October 19, 2018
The 2018 midterm elections in Pennsylvania take place Nov. 6 — but Pitt students who vote in these elections have traditionally been low in number.
Map of Pennsylvania’s current congressional districts . (Photo via United States Census Bureau)

Editorial: State gerrymandering decision needs action now

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 24, 2018

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...

(Illustration by Abby Katz | Staff Illustrator)

Editorial: Trump’s revisionist history leaves everyone behind

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 27, 2017

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...

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