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Vote count enters final stretch in Pa. as Trump falsely declares win in the state

The ‘blue shift’ is already moving vote margins in the Philly suburbs from Trump to Biden

Pennsylvania presidential race: As Trump sues to stop counting mail-in ballots, Wolf vows to ‘fight like hell to protect the vote of every Pennsylvanian’

Mail ballot trends suggest Biden on path to victory in Pa

Biden takes the lead in Bucks, with 28,000 mail-in and absentee ballots left to count

Casey: Trump’s legal challenges to Pa.’s vote counting ‘doomed to fail’

Election experts, officials respond to Trump’s false claims of fraud: ‘I think the president is confused,’ one says

Republicans on brink of retaining Pa. Senate control as House still in question

Comitta urges patience as she holds lead in 19th

Election 2020: Judy Schwank closing in on another term in the 11th Senatorial District

Votes continue to be counted, with some races tight

AP calls race for Devlin Robinson in 37th state Senate district

Carroll leading race for 118th state house seat

Mullery tops Chura, according to 119th unofficial results

Hayes leads Bizzarro in 3rd District House race

State Reps. Kaufer, Toohil declared winners

Oakmont’s Carrie DelRosso holds large lead over House Minority Leader Frank Dermody

Symons concedes to Twardzik in Schuylkill’s 123rd district

Shapiro takes lead in attorney general race, but row office contests still up for grabs

Will the ‘blue shift’ change Pa. races for ‘row offices,’ attorney general, treasurer and auditor general?

Democratic candidates trail in state row office races

Incumbent Lamb declares victory in 17th District; Parnell doesn’t concede

With narrow lead U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb declares victory over Republican challenger Sean Parnell

Cartwright assumes lead in 8th Congressional District race

Election 2020: Chrissy Houlahan defeats challenger in 6th Congressional District

GOP U.S. Rep Brian Fitzpatrick retains seat as Democrats struggle to expand House majority

In limbo: Susan Wild, Lisa Scheller await tally of more than 50,000 mail-in ballots

Several area races remained up in the air as mail-in count continued

Trump, Republicans sharpen legal attacks on Pa. ballots as count continues

Ex-Pa. governors Ridge, Rendell preach patience during vote count

Berks County and Pennsylvania election 2020 results with current vote tallies

Greensburg rally: ‘Count all the votes,’ speakers say

Trump campaign vows to halt Pa. vote count in a wave of legal challenges

Berks County election officials catch up on counting ballots

Westmoreland vote count continues, showing Trump with expected big lead

Mail-in vote counting continues in Montgomery County

Beaver County mail-in votes counted, narrow gap between Trump and Biden

Luzerne County finishes mail ballot counting

Trump wins Luzerne County; mail-in ballot count is complete

There’s a lot of noise around Pennsylvania’s election. These people are keeping their focus on counting votes.

For some counties, preparation pays off during mail-in ballot count

Why is Lehigh County taking so long to count ballots?

There’s no solid evidence of missing mail ballots, USPS court filing shows. Here’s what’s likely skewing the data

Vigil: We need to accept results, each other

As polls gain more criticism after the 2020 election, should we even pay attention to them?

An embarrassing failure for election pollsters | Opinion

‘Wait and see’ is an unsatisfying — but accurate — way to present election results | Opinion

Democracy wins if every vote counts

Pennsylvania’s unending election reflects our unending challenges | John Baer

VOTE COUNT 2020: Continuous coverage from the Pennnsylvania Capital-Star

North Dakota candidate died from COVID-19 but won anyway. The governor may not be able to fill his seat.

Coronavirus – COVID-19

‘It is everywhere’: As COVID-19 cases surge, Allegheny County health official urges precautions

Allegheny County reports 5 new COVID-19 deaths, 200 cases

Allegheny County reports 200 new coronavirus cases

Allegheny County warns of surging covid cases coupled with flu season

New COVID-19 cases keep rising in Philly area, including among Montco hockey players

67 new COVID-19 cases reported in county

Westmoreland County adds 90 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths

State again sees nearly 3,000 new coronavirus cases; region reports 136 cases, one death


The months-long political saga that guaranteed a long vote count in Pennsylvania

Senate Republican leaders call for Pa. Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar to step down

Pennsylvania election officials: Stop bickering and focus on counting the ballots


Pet Valu to close all stores, including two in Berks; blames the pandemic


Courtright prison time includes credit for good behavior


Several area schools impacted by COVID-19 cases

2 more covid-19 cases reported at Hempfield Area High School

WB Area laying off crossing guards, greeters, part-time aides

Peters Township School District apologizes for ‘insensitive’ costumes at Woodland Hills game

Local News

Majority commissioners award inmate medical contract to Wellpath

Wilkes-Barre mayor wants to borrow funds to help pension fund

Election 2020: Reading voters appear to favor removing residency requirement for top officials

New Jersey

New Jersey bans single-use plastic and paper bags in law hailed as nation’s most stringent of its kind


‘You killed my son!’ City releases bodycam footage and 911 calls in Philly police killing of Walter Wallace Jr.

Protesters march in Center City amid election demonstrations and release of bodycam footage of Walter Wallace Jr.’s killing by police

Philly schools won’t reopen to teachers Monday as planned

5-year-old girl is shot in her North Philly home


By ‘impressive’ margin, Citizen Police Review Board’s oversight expanded by Pittsburgh voters

Election Wednesday: 313,000 mail ballots scanned thus far, Allegheny County officials say

Steelers players buy dinner for Allegheny County vote counters

State News

NJ just legalized marijuana. Is the rest of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic next?