The Daily Pennsylvanian’s political coverage this year followed how the Penn community reacted to this year’s biggest moments in politics – ranging from the leaked draft of the overturning of Roe v. Wade to Penn students' role in the Pennsylvania midterm elections.
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Two weeks ago, Americans across the country cast their ballots in the 2022 midterm elections. While some municipalities continue to tabulate the final vote totals, The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with three Penn political science professors about the status of the results and their implications for the future of America.
Gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro talks role of Penn students in Pa. midterm election with the DP
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro sat down with the DP to discuss the role of Penn students in the upcoming midterm election three days prior to Election Day.
President Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama will come to Philadelphia on Saturday, Nov. 5, ahead of the midterm elections on Nov. 8.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro spoke to Penn students about his gubernatorial campaign at an event near campus over the weekend.
As voters across the state head to the polls this November, some will have the option to re-elect former Quaker Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Pa.) into office.
With less than two weeks until Pennsylvania voter registration closes for the 2022 midterm elections, political clubs on campus are continuing with their efforts to register student voters.
The Perry World House released a list of 25 new fellows for the 2022-2023 academic year, including former Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Chung Sye-kyun, who will serve as the center's Distinguished Global Leader.
During the pandemic, 2005 Engineering graduate Lauren Hedvat took a career turn from investment banking to found Noosh Kneads, a challah-baking business.
A recent Penn Wharton Budget Model report analyzing President Joe Biden's student loan relief plan found that the initiative is estimated to cost hundreds of billions of dollars over the next decade.
The leadership of Penn Justice Democrats voted to rebrand their organization as Penn Young Democratic Socialists of America.
There are 203 seats in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Democrat James Wright is challenging incumbent Democrat Rick Krajewski for his seat representing District 188 — which includes Penn — in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
There are 50 seats in the Pennsylvania State Senate. Democrat Paul Prescod is challenging Incumbent Democrat Anthony Williams for his seat representing District 8 in the State Senate.
Among other duties, the lieutenant governor presides as president of the state Senate — voting in case of a tie. There are three Democrats and nine Republicans running for this position in the primary.
Pennsylvania's current Governor, Tom Wolf, is unable to run for reelection because of term limits.
There are 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives, and all are up for election this year. Currently there are 209 Republicans and 221 Democrats in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Two U.S. Senators represent each state in Congress. After Senator Pat Toomey announced he would not run for election after serving in Congress for over a decade, it opened the door for politicians across the state to begin their campaigns.
Pennsylvania's primary election, which will take place on May 17, is just under a month away. In preparation for the upcoming election, The Daily Pennsylvanian has assembled a comprehensive ballot guide detailing how to vote, in person or by mail, and a brief run-down on all the candidates for students registered to vote on campus.
Former National Security Advisor John Bolton spoke to students about the current state of American foreign policy at a Penn Political Union event on Wednesday evening.