Movita Johnson-Harrell looks to make history with Assembly bid, as special election date looms

Movita Johnson-Harrell looks to make history with Assembly bid, as special election date looms

Movita Johnson-Harrell is no stranger to the 190th House District.

A mainstay of the area through her work with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office as a supervisor of victim/witness services and restorative justice, Johnson-Harrell even ran a primary challenge to former Rep. Vanessa Lowery-Brown in 2016.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
Philly Dems select new candidate for 190th special election

Philly Dems select new candidate for 190th special election

Democrats selected Movita Johnson-Harrell Sunday as their candidate for the 190th House district special election in March, according to sources familiar with the process.

 

The party leaders had to choose a new candidate after Darryl Thomas withdrew his name from nomination early Saturday morning. He was the second person linked to consideration torpedoed over residency concerns.

Monday, January 28, 2019/Author: Marco Cerino
Categories: Philadelphia
Stack schedules Reschenthaler replacement election for April 2

Stack schedules Reschenthaler replacement election for April 2

With former Sen. Guy Reschenthaler (R-Allegheny) off to Congress, the Pennsylvania Senate is still one short of 50.

His replacement will be chosen by suburban Pittsburgh voters on April 2, per a tweet from outgoing Lt. Gov. Mike Stack.

Friday, January 4, 2019/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
House composition is unchanged as parties trade flips in special elections

House composition is unchanged as parties trade flips in special elections

Of three special elections in the House yesterday, Democrat Helen Tai flipped the 178th in Bucks County. Republican Tim O'Neal did the same to the 48th in Washington County. The only place whose party control remained unchanged was Tioga County's 68th, which Republican Clint Owlett won.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Three House special elections on primary day could give hints of what's to come

Three House special elections on primary day could give hints of what's to come

Springtime for Pennsylvania politicos is usually for a winnowing of the flock, as voters pick their favored primary candidate to slog on into November's general election.

But this year, three special elections for the state House of Representatives in the southwest, north, and southeastern parts of the Keystone State mean a few thousands voters will have a chance to send fresh faces straight to Harrisburg.

Friday, May 11, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
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