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Elections/Politics

Governor

Wolf glides to victory over Wagner in governor’s race
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2018/11/06/tom-wolf-defeats-scott-Wagner-governor-race-pennsylvania/stories/201811060102

Gov. Tom Wolf wins re-election bid over Scott Wagner
https://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/14257250-74/gov-tom-wolf-wins-re-election-bid-over-scott-wagner

Wolf wins four more years, takes Luzerne County
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/wolf-wins-four-more-years-takes-luzerne-county-1.2407506

Gov. Tom Wolf’s re-election celebrated; ‘He’s a uniter. He’s not a divider.’
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/gov-tom-wolfs-re-election-celebrated-hes-a-uniter-hes-not-a-divider.html#incart_river_index

Scott Wagner concedes Pa. Gov. race but asks Wolf to push for property tax relief
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/scott_wagner_concedes_pa_gover.html#incart_river_index

What will Gov. Wolf’s second term look like? | John Baer
https://www2.philly.com/philly/columnists/john_baer/john-baer-column-tom-wolf-reelection-second-term-20181106.html

Casey, Wolf maintain blue state trend
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/opinion/casey-wolf-maintain-blue-state-trend-1.2407452

PA Senate/House

Blake wins third term in state Senate
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/blake-wins-third-term-in-state-senate-1.2407560

Unofficial vote tally gives Williams narrow victory over Shaffer in Senate contest
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2018/11/06/Pennsylvania-State-Senate-election-38th-District-Shaffer-Williams-Bartolotta-Stefano/stories/201811060014

Lindsey Williams edges Jeremy Shaffer for 38th State Senate seat
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14257210-74/williams-grabs-early-lead-over-shaffer-in-state-senate-race

Santarsiero wins showdown with Quinn for state Senate
http://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/news/20181106/santarsiero-wins-showdown-with-quinn-for-state-senate

Democrat Muth Unseats Rafferty For State Senator In PA 44
https://patch.com/pennsylvania/limerick/real-time-results-muth-vs-rafferty-pa-senate-district-44

Dem Kearney upsets McGarrigle in 26th state Senate race
https://www.delcotimes.com/news/local/dem-kearney-upsets-mcgarrigle-in-th-state-senate-race/article_9583fc02-e211-11e8-9561-5bce6fd2b80e.html

No surprises in state legislative races as incumbents cruise to victory
https://www.timesleader.com/news/724079/no-surprises-in-state-legislative-races-as-incumbents-cruise-to-victory

Bartolotta holds big lead in 46th state Senate race
https://observer-reporter.com/news/election/bartolotta-holds-big-lead-in-th-state-senate-race/article_ab22009e-e230-11e8-be49-a3809fb039a5.html

Stefano defeats Gerard for 32nd State Senate seat
https://triblive.com/politics/politicalheadlines/14259060-74/stefano-defeats-gerard-for-32nd-state-senate-seat

Baker cruises to victory over challenger Sweeney
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/baker-cruises-to-victory-over-challenger-sweeney-1.2407559

Republican state Sen. Pat Browne leads in tight race
https://www.mcall.com/news/elections/mc-nws-pennsylvania-browne-pinsley-senate-20181106-story.html

Election results: Republicans hold down State Senate districts in midstate
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/election_results_republicans_h.html#incart_river_index

Democrats maintain power base in Philly
http://www.phillytrib.com/news/democrats-maintain-power-base-in-philly/article_fa42180c-e240-11e8-b308-d302e2048358.html

Mullins beats Lemoncelli for seat in 112th
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/mullins-beats-lemoncelli-for-seat-in-112th-1.2407282

Dermody wins another term in the 33rd State House district
https://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/14257678-74/dermody-leads-over-nulph-in-race-to-represent-pennsylvanias-33rd-district

Brandon Markosek to follow in father’s footsteps in state House
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14257606-74/markosek-claims-early-lead-to-follow-in-fathers-footsteps-in-state-house

Mullery claims narrow win in Pa. House race
https://www.timesleader.com/news/724111/mullery-claims-narrow-win-in-pa-house-race

Mullery defeats Behrens to retain 119th seat
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/mullery-defeats-behrens-to-retain-119th-seat-1.2407555

Pashinski wins seventh term
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/pashinski-wins-seventh-term-1.2407504

Caltagirone wins 22nd term; Gillen gets chance to serve a fifth
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/caltagirone-wins-22nd-term-gillen-gets-chance-to-serve-a-fifth

Pa. House and Senate remain in Republican control despite Democratic gains
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/elections/elections-2018-pennsylvania-legislature-results-house-senate-20181106.html

Dems oust incumbent GOP state legislators
https://www.timesherald.com/news/dems-oust-incumbent-gop-state-legislators/article_86b27c0f-516f-5ad7-a4dd-ad812aeae1e5.html

Five women to assume state legislative seats now held by men
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2018/11/06/Five-women-to-assume-state-legislative-seats-now-held-by-men/stories/201811060130

Midterm election results from around Western Pa.
https://triblive.com/politics/politicalheadlines/14256373-74/election-results-from-around-western-pa

Three political newcomers hold GOP seats in state House
https://observer-reporter.com/news/localnews/three-political-newcomers-hold-gop-seats-in-state-house/article_734ec08a-e244-11e8-9247-d39d579c9c73.html

58th House District: Walsh wins another term
https://triblive.com/politics/politicalheadlines/14258359-74/58th-house-district-walsh-wins-another-term

Lewis edges Epstein to keep 105th House District in GOP hands
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/lewis-edges-epstein-to-keep-105th-house-district-in-gop-hands.html#incart_river_index

US Senate/House

Divided results: Democrats gain control of U.S. House — but GOP expands Senate majority
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/elections/election-results-midterms-democrats-republicans-congress-senate-house-20181106.html

Bob Casey coasts to third term in U.S. Senate
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2018/11/06/us-senate-casey-barletta-election-pennsylvania-trump/stories/201811060157

Casey rolls to victory, but Lou takes Luzerne County
https://www.timesleader.com/news/724047/ap-casey-holds-off-barletta-to-win-third-term

Cartwright keeps seat in US House with win over Chrin
https://www.timesleader.com/news/724099/cartwright-keeps-seat-in-us-house-with-win-over-chrin

Cartwright wins in new 8th Congressional District
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/cartwright-wins-in-new-8th-congressional-district-1.2407517

Democrat Chrissy Houlahan wins Pa.’s sixth congressional district
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/elections/chrissy-houlahan-greg-mccauley-pa-6-congressional-district-results-election-2018-20181106.html

Chrissy Houlahan defeats Greg McCauley in race for PA 6th Congressional District
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/chrissy-houlahan-greg-mccauley-6th-congressional-district

Democrat Madeleine Dean wins Pa.’s new-look fourth congressional district
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/elections/madeleine-dean-dan-david-pa-4-congressional-district-election-results-20181106.html

Madeleine Dean defeats Dan David in Pennsylvania’s 4th Congressional District
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/madeline-dean-dan-david-4th-congressional-district

Mary Gay Scanlon wins Pa.’s fifth congressional district
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/elections/mary-scanlon-pearl-kim-pa-5-congressional-district-results-election-2018-20181106.html

Susan Wild wins PA-7; Lehigh Valley sending region’s first woman to Congress
https://www.mcall.com/news/elections/mc-nws-pa-election-congress-wild-nothstein-20181026-story.html

Democrat Dwight Evans reelected to U.S. House in Pa.’s Third District
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/dwight-evans-bryan-leib-pa-3-congressional-district-results-election-2018-20181106.html

‘Blue wave’ across country falls short in central Pa.: George Scott concession speech
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/blue-wave-across-country-falls-short-in-central-pa-george-scott-concession-speech.html#incart_river_index

Boys club no more: four women to represent Pa. in Congress
https://whyy.org/articles/boys-club-no-more-four-women-to-represent-pa-in-congress/

Pa., N.J. congressional election results: Democrats gain four seats in Philly region
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/elections/pa-congress-results-election-2018-house-of-representatives-democrats-republicans-20181107.html

Democratic women make inroads in Pennsylvania and across America
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/democratic-women-make-inroads-in-pennsylvania-and-across-america.html#incart_river_index

A big night for Democratic women and incumbents in Pennsylvania
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/a-big-night-for-democratic-women-and-incumbents-in-pennsylvania.html#incart_river_index

Democrat Lamb takes District 17 U.S. House seat, Republican Reschenthaler wins District 14
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2018/11/05/conner-lamb-rothfus-District-17-U-S-House-seat-pennsylvania-election/stories/201811050152

Conor Lamb defeats Keith Rothfus in battle of congressional incumbents
https://triblive.com/local/regional/14257688-74/lamb-up-big-over-rothfus-in-key-congressional-race

Democrat Brendan Boyle reelected to the House with win in Pa.’s second congressional district
https://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/elections/brendan-boyle-david-torres-pa-2-congressional-district-results-election-2018-20181106.html

Republican Brian Fitzpatrick wins Pa.’s First Congressional District, defies Dem tide
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/elections/brian-fitzpatrick-scott-wallace-pa-1-congressional-district-results-election-2018-20181106.html

Reschenthaler cruises to win in new 14th Congressional District
https://triblive.com/news/adminpage/14258277-74/reschenthaler-cruises-to-win-in-new-14th-congressional-district

Meuser scores easy victory over Wolff in 9th Congressional District
https://www.timesleader.com/news/724089/meuser-scores-easy-victory-over-wolff-in-9th-congressional-district

13th Congressional: John Joyce wins new district
https://triblive.com/politics/politicalheadlines/14259097-74/13th-congressional-john-joyce-wins-new-district

Smucker wins re-election in 11th District
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/smucker-wins-re-election-in-11th-district.html

Marino defeats Friedenberg for 12th district
https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/marino-defeats-friedenberg-for-12th-district-1.2407514

Thompson wins by 2-1 margin in 15th Congressional District
https://triblive.com/local/regional/14257475-74/thompson-grabs-early-lead-in-15th-congressional-district

Colorado Democrat Polis will become the first openly gay governor in the U.S.
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2018/11/06/Democrat-Jared-Polis-defeats-Republican-Walker-Stapleton-gay-Colorado-governor/stories/201811060184

Democrats expected to pick up governorships, but many races are too close to call
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/midterm-elections-governor-races-20181106.html

Republican Florida Gov. Scott edges incumbent Nelson to win the Democrat’s Senate seat
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2018/11/06/Republican-Florida-Gov-Rick-Scott-defeats-Sen-Bill-Nelson-US-Senate/stories/201811060182

Susan B. Anthony’s grave decorated with ‘I Voted’ stickers
http://www2.philly.com/wires/ap/susan-b-anthonys-grave-decorated-with-i-voted-stickers-20181107.html-2

Missed any Pa. election results? Check out final counts on each race, county by county
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2018/11/06/pennsylvania-election-results-wolf-wagner-lamb-rothfus-casey-barletta/stories/201811060003

Turnout strong, magnifying polling location mishaps
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2018/11/06/election-allegheny-county-voter-turnout-squirrel-hill-pittsburgh-absentee-ballots/stories/201811060156

Haverford College’s new polling place draws strong early turnout
http://www2.philly.com/philly/education/haverford-college-new-polling-place-voter-turnout-20181106.html

The voters pour forth: High citizen participation is good for the republic
http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2018/11/07/The-voters-pour-forth-High-citizen-participation-is-good-for-the-republic/stories/201811070049

What rain? Turnout brisk all over the region
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/elections-2018-turnout-brisk-pennsylvania-philadelphia-20181106.html

Broken machines and long lines among voting problems
https://triblive.com/politics/politicalheadlines/14256915-74/voting-problems-emerge-as-americans-go-to-polls

Berks voters pack the polls for critical midterm
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/berks-voters-pack-the-polls-for-critical-midterm

Pennsylvania sends a message to Trump with votes in big races
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/pennsylvania-sends-a-message-to-trump-with-votes-in-big-races-1.2407484

Lehigh Valley election roundup: Susan Wild wins PA-7 but special election close; tight race for Pat Browne
https://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/mc-nws-lehigh-valley-election-night-roundup-20181106-story.html

Business

Senior citizens are replacing teenagers as fast-food workers
http://www2.philly.com/philly/business/jobs/senior-citizens-are-replacing-teenagers-as-fast-food-workers-20181106.html

TJ Maxx to reopen in Arena Hub Plaza on Nov. 18
https://www.timesleader.com/news/724021/tj-maxx-to-reopen-in-arena-hub-plaza-on-nov-18

Education

Chesco Catholic school principal named among best in U.S.
https://www2.philly.com/philly/education/you-take-the-joys-home-chesco-principal-among-best-in-u-s-20181106.html

Delaware State, historically African American, bucks the trend for many colleges by attracting more students
https://www2.philly.com/philly/blogs/inq-phillydeals/african-american-colleges-delaware-state-enrollment-cheney-lincoln-20181106.html

Editorial: Follow school-bus law to keep kids safe
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/editorial-follow-school-bus-law-to-keep-kids-safe

Local News

Office building at 417 Lackawanna Ave. up for sheriff sale
https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/office-building-at-417-lackawanna-ave-up-for-sheriff-sale-1.2407270

Report urges Reading to remove 5 dams
https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/report-urges-reading-to-remove-5-dams&template=ourcityart

Philly

Philly voters approve $180 million bond question
http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/elections/philadelphia-180-million-bond-question-parks-museums-20181106.html

Philly leads the way on marijuana decriminalization | Opinion
http://www2.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/marijuana-legalization-philly-drugs-larry-krasner-20181106.html

Pitt

Voters say no to property tax increase for children’s programs
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2018/11/06/Allegheny-County-Childrens-Fund-vote-rejected/stories/201811060165

Allegheny County voters reject Children’s Fund referendum
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14259237-74/allegheny-county-voters-reject-childrens-fund-referendum

Port Authority extends airport shuttle into Point Breeze; splits 21-Coraopolis into two routes
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2018/11/06/port-authority-expands-airport-flyer-28x-routes-bus-pittsburgh-international-schedule-change/stories/201811060115

Port Authority will expand airport, Coraopolis bus routes
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14256089-74/port-authority-will-expand-airport-coraopolis-bus-routes

Event hosted by Jewish Orthodox community focuses on next steps after Tree of Life mass shooting
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/faith-religion/2018/11/06/Lubavitch-unity-event-next-steps-after-Tree-of-Life-mass-shooting-pittsburgh-squirrel-hill/stories/201811060167

Demand for mental health services could grow following Pittsburgh synagogue massacre
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14255358-74/demand-of-mental-health-services-could-grow-following-pittsburgh-synagogue-massacre

Woman dies in Allegheny County Jail
http://www.post-gazette.com/news/crime-courts/2018/11/06/Woman-inmate-dies-incarceration-Allegheny-County-Jail/stories/201811060109

Flyers affiliated with white nationalist group posted in Brookline
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/11/06/White-nationalist-group-places-fliers-around-Brookline/stories/201811060139

‘Made in Pittsburgh’ symposium will hear local companies’ success stories
https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14256456-74/made-in-pittsburgh-symposium-will-hear-local-companies-success-stories