Politics and Government
- Jay Paterno announces plans to run for lieutenant governor
- Rep. Sam Smith announces retirement
- Corbett remains weak among Pa. GOP; Gov. hopefuls finances due
- Topper wins 78th District House seat
- PSU Coach Franklin to be Rep. Thompson's SOTU guest
- President Obama to visit western Pa. Wednesday
- State judge strikes down Pennsylvania voter ID law
- Corbett ending bid to privatize Pa. Lottery
- Pa. House advances child-abuse reforms
- Recount allowed in Port Matilda mayor's race
- Still no mayor named in Centre Co. town
- Corbett signs $2.3B Pa. transportation bill
- State panel OKs tougher Pa. graduation standards
- Pa. gay marriage lawsuit could get trial date
- Pa. House poised to send highways bill to Corbett
- Second person to challenge Shuster in 9th District Race
- Obama: 'We fumbled the rollout' of health care plan
- State College mayor re-elected
- One vote can make a difference in local elections
- Congress sends gov't funding, debt bill to Obama
- Corbett: No more to say about gay marriage remark
- Monday marks deadline for voter registration
- Pa. senators vote to lift CHIP's 6-month wait
- Pa. Treasurer Rob McCord running for governor
- Pastor says he was fired for same-sex wedding in Centre Co.
- Pa. lawmakers return to Capitol for fall session
- Corbett, US to start meeting on Pa. Medicaid plan
- Pa. attorneys: Gay couples, like kids, can't marry
- Former Johnstown congressman eyeing political comeback
Monday marks deadline for voter registration
Updated: Monday, October 7 2013, 02:28 PM EDT
By: The Associated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. --
Monday is the deadline for Pennsylvanians to register to vote in the Nov. 5 election.
Most of the balloting focuses on the election of judges, school board members and municipal officials across the state who make decisions about important local matters including public schools, taxes, criminal justice, police protection and road repairs.
The only statewide race is for an open seat on the state Superior Court. That contest pits Allegheny County Judge Jack McVay Jr., a Democrat, against Republican nominee Vic Stabile, a Harrisburg lawyer.
Two justices on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court -- Chief Justice Ronald Castille and Justice Max Baer -- face no oppositions as they seek additional 10-year terms in yes-or-no "retention" votes.