Election 2020

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With 15 days until the presidential election, Republican lawmakers in the battleground state of Pennsylvania showed no sign Monday that they were ready to pass legislation authorizing counties to process mail-in ballots before Election Day, which is seen as crucial to …

U.S. Rep. Fred Keller said there has always been a peaceful transition of power following elections and, if needed, says he expects the same next month when a winner is selected in the presidential election.

Fred Keller sat down for an Editorial Board Interview on Wednesday at The Daily Item. Here's a portion of that interview with the rest to follow later this week.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Elections officials in Pennsylvania's second-most populous county said Wednesday that nearly 29,000 voters were mailed ballots with the wrong contests on them, and that those voters will receive corrected ballots next week.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is making an increasingly aggressive pitch to moderate voters, seeking to capitalize on anger at President Donald Trump and cement a broad base of support anchored in the center of the political spectrum.


RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An accidentally severed fiber optic cable that shut down Virginia's online voter registration system for several hours Tuesday, the last day to register before the November general election, has prompted a lawsuit from a civil rights organization.

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail Monday, holding his first rally since being hospitalized earlier this month, as part of an effort to demonstrate that his bout with covid-19 is behind him and that he is the more vigorous of the two septuagenarian candidates …

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Saturday threw out a lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump’s campaign, dismissing its challenges to the battleground state’s poll-watching law and its efforts to limit how mail-in ballots can be collected and which of them can be counted.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Friday rejected a bid by President Donald Trump’s campaign to force Philadelphia to allow campaign representatives to monitor people registering to vote or filling out mail-in ballots in election offices in a city repeatedly attacked by Trump as untrustworthy.

Wednesday night’s 90-minute vice presidential debate between incumbent Mike Pence and Democrat Sen. Kamala Harris probably didn’t change many minds about who to vote for in the Nov. 3 presidential election, said three of the Valley’s political experts.

The League of Women Voters of the Lewisburg Area on-line Voters Guide is now available on its website and the guide can be downloaded here. This Voters Guide is for the November 3, 2020 General Election. While the League's Voters Guide is specific to Union County, voters from all counties an…

The Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted and candidate forum with state Sen. John Gordner, R, and Michelle Siegel, D. The event was broadcast live on Friday, Oct. 2

Lee Griffin, a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 12th Congressional District talks about his view of federal gun safety/control policy. Griffin will oppose incumbent Republican Fred Keller in the Nov. 3 election.

Michelle Siegel of Selinsgrove, the Democratic nominee for state Senate in the 27th state Senate District, discusses issues with members of the Daily Item's Editorial Board. She is seeking the seat currently held by Republican John Gordner of Columbia County in the Nov. 3rd election.

SUNBURY— Katie Evans, the Democrat running for the seat representing Pennsylvania's House District 85, said Wednesday that she was supportive of Gov. Tom Wolf's actions in response to COVID-19, which "were prudent and intended to protect the health and welfare of the people of Pennsylvania.

HARRISBURG -- The state House could vote as soon as  today to create a special committee to investigate the state’s handling of the presidential election as the state scrambles to adjust to a deluge of mail-in voting and evolving changes in election law.

While we have seen candidates go up and down in the polls after presidential debates, they probably have had very little impact on the ultimate outcome of elections in the last 25 years, said political experts at three Valley universities.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The news release from a U.S. attorney in Pennsylvania was provocative: Nine mailed-in military ballots had been “discarded” by the local election office in a swing county of one of the most important presidential battleground states.

With less than six weeks to go until the presidential election on Nov. 3, Democratic nominee Joe Biden holds a six-point lead over President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania, according to a Franklin and Marshall College Poll released Thursday.

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