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(Harrisburg) -- Sitting Vice President Joe Biden made a swing through Pennsylvania this weekend, stopping first in his childhood hometown of Scranton, and then in the capital city. 

Lindsey Lazarski, WHYY

There are requirements at polling places, but help doesn't reach everyone who needs it. Elections have been hectic for Cesar Liriano for most of the nine years he's lived in the city of Lebanon. Presidential elections are craziest, but he's busy during the lower-turnout local and gubernatorials, too. 

NazarethCollege via Flickr & Plumb campaign.


One of New York State’s sprawling Congressional districts is the 23rd. It includes Jamestown to the west, Ithaca to the east, and even goes north of Geneva.

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(Harrisburg) -- Election workers in Pennsylvania are being inundated with questions about voter fraud and poll security as Tuesday draws nearer. 

Dividing Lines: How PA’s Elections Really Are Rigged

Nov 4, 2016

In the months leading up to the 2016 election, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has repeatedly made claims that the election is rigged. In a way, he’s right. Only the rigging happens long before anyone casts a ballot on Election Day and in most places it’s completely legal. 

Min Xian, WPSU

(Harrisburg) -- For the past five months, the Keystone State has been something of a ground zero in the presidential race. 

Mike Groll / AP Photo

Whichever party wins control of the state Senate on Nov. 8, they will likely have to govern along with a breakaway faction of Democrats who have been key to the power structure for several years now.

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If the New York state Senate is controlled by Democrats after the election, taxing and spending policies could see some differences. 

Climate Super PAC Pursues PA’s College Vote In Presidential Campaign

Nov 3, 2016
Emma Lee, WHYY

Climate activists are pushing hard to register millennials to vote in the hope that they will support Hillary Clinton, especially in Pennsylvania, a swing state that could play an important role in the outcome of the presidential election. 

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