Tag: Harrisburg

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Peduto beats 2 opponents for Pittsburgh mayor

Democratic candidate for Mayor of Pittsburgh, City Councilman Bill Peduto, right, walks with his communications director Sonya Toler on his way to vote in the Pennsylvania primary election on May 21. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic/File) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Democrat Bill Peduto has defeated a pair of weak opponents in his bid for a four-year term as Pittsburgh’s next mayor.

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Voter ID court debate continues in Harrisburg

Protestors gather on the steps of the Pennsylvania State Capitol to oppose the voter ID law in advance of court hearings July 25, 2012. (Photo by Brentin Mock/Colorlines/File) The plaintiffs challenging the constitutionality of the state’s Voter ID Law ended the first week of their Commonwealth Court case, by presenting a political communications professor who testified the state’s education and outreach efforts about the law’s requirements were lacking.