Harrisburg, Pa. — A Former member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has pleaded guilty to theft charges, according to Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
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Pennsylvania's twenty-seventh state senate district is represented by Republican Senator John Gordner.
As of the 2010 census, a total of 256,971 civilians reside within Pennsylvania's twenty-seventh state senate district. Pennsylvania state senators represent an average of 254,048 residents. After the 2000 Census, each member represented 245,621 residents.
The PA Senate is the upper house of Pennsylvania’s legislative body, and the final stop for bills created in the house. Like the US Senate, it is smaller than the lower house. Unlike the US Senate, which gives each State two seats evenly, State Senators all represent proportional districts.
The Primary Election is Tuesday, June 2, having been postponed from the original April date because of COVID-19. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Check with your local polling place for possible changes.
This year, voters are being encouraged to apply for a mail-in ballot. You can apply online at VotesPa.com. Applications for mail-in ballots will be accepted through May 18, 2020 until 11:59 p.m.
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Celebrity physician Dr. Mehmet Oz is expected to announce his candidacy for the open U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania being vacated by outgoing Sen. Pat Toomey (R). This comes after months of speculation surrounding Oz's senate run.
Harrisburg, Pa. -The Pennsylvania Redistricting Advisory Council has finalized a set of guiding principles of legal, representation, and process recommendations the governor should consider when evaluating the fairness of a congressional redistricting map presented by the General Assembly.