Tag Archives: PA governor

Are the Republicans really afraid of Wolf or just playing games?

This week I received two expensive-looking glossy 4-page mailers (two attached 8.5 X 11″ pages printed on both sides) urging me to vote against Tom Wolf in the May 20 Democratic primary election. You may have gotten those too? I … Continue reading

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John Hanger’s issues are still in play

John Hanger has taken himself out of the gubernatorial race after filing more than twice the required number of signatures. He has been an exceptional candidate because he ran on a number of issues that he has injected permanently into … Continue reading

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SE PA presidential vote trends, 1988-2012

Here’s an interesting map from “Democrats are from cities, Republicans are from exurbs” by David Jarman, Daily Kos, 2/9/14:                 The map shows net change in the number of votes for Democratic and … Continue reading

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5 Dem candidates for governor at Temple Nov. 23

I watched the whole forum and you can find the video here. Pay attention to the note “Video starts at 18 minutes”: you have to move the timer ahead. Interesting format, with a strongly pro-union and pro-teacher audience and two … Continue reading

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The F&M poll, the gubernatorial race, and public education

The latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll, which you can download here, shows that, as people have been saying for a long time, Pennsylvanians are not happy with the choice of governor that they made in 2010. That year was … Continue reading

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John Hanger: “Save Our Schools” (West Chester, June 26)

Why are people already talking about an election that happens next year? All you need to do is peruse “Polls show Gov. Corbett’s popularity numbers shrinking,” in Capital Watch, July 2013: In recent days, polls have shown that Tom Corbett … Continue reading

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