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Could Pennsylvania’s 43K new citizens make the difference in 2020 election?

“Similar to the national story, [the growth of immigrants in Pa.] is really in suburbs."
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Mofongo and scrambled eggs: This is not your typical election-year diner story

Reporters often head to diners in election years in search of a certain perspective: white, rural, and deeply-rooted in a small-town way of life. Spend a morning at Mi Casa Su Casa and you’ll find something else — a cross-section of diverse residents working together to put down a new set of shared roots.

By Miles Bryan/Keystone Crossroads

Pa. congressmen in vulnerable seats have posted relatively strong fundraising

Republican Scott Perry and Democrat Matt Cartwright are both considered to be in toss-up races.
By Katie Meyer

Pennsylvanians can now apply online to vote by mail, without an excuse

The new application website comes courtesy of Act 77, which expands voting laws. Lawmakers passed it in an effort to boost participation.
By Katie Meyer

Philly-area volunteers join final New Hampshire primary blitz with extra urgency

Dozens of volunteers made the long trip from the Philadelphia region to New Hampshire over the weekend to try to sway the outcome of Tuesday’s first-in-the-nation Democratic primary.

By Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY

Casey: Democrats need to do a better job engaging rural voters

“We can’t just be the party of cities and suburbs,” Casey said.

By Rachel McDevitt

Trump, Pence put Pennsylvania at the center of their school-choice push

West Philadelphia isn’t exactly a Republican stronghold, but it’s suddenly at the center of the Trump administration’s push to expand school choice.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Counties don’t see election reform money in governor’s proposed budget

Voting machine reimbursement is in the FY2021 fiscal plan, but not direct funding for Act 77.
By Emily Previti

The quirks of being ‘viable: How satellite Iowa caucus-goers in Philly made their picks

Fourteen registered voters from Iowa who are living in Pennsylvania, mostly white students studying at area universities, picked their top candidates for the Democratic nomination for president.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY