At the Home Plate

With the election culminating tonight, and having followed and studied the 2010 Pennsylvania races, we have our predictions. Regardless of statistical figures and polls, we have here our personal predilections on the election results. A.L.: For senate, I expect Toomey to win due to his long-held lead and the prevailing anti-Democratic opinion for 2010. K.M.: … Continue reading

Less than Flattering: ‘Presentation’ of the Candidates

Corbett would be more convincing if his eyes were looking at the camera and not at the teleprompter to the left of the camera.

In Pennsylvania, incumbent reps challenged everywhere

From left to right: Kathy Dahlkemper, Pat Meehan, Mike Fitzpatrick, Chris Carney, Lou Barletta, Mark Critz

The House races, Pennsylvania’s tug of war, shows more than anything the struggle between parties.

A race to rule the Commonwealth, and maybe defy history

Left: Dan Onorato, right: Tom Corbett

Background After eight years of Democratic rule, the Republicans are anxious to capture the Governor’s seat. Not since former Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge, have Republicans won the Governor’s Seat. They held the seat until 2003 by Tom Ridge’s appointment of Mark Schweiker. This year the Republicans look poised to take back the office. With … Continue reading

In a mudslinging field, all blind attack and no position clarity

Toomey’s campaign wasted little time in blanketing Pennsylvania with Sestak attack ads after Sestak’s primary win, accusing Sestak of voting ‘wrong’ on issues of healthcare and the bailout. Meanwhile, Sestak has rearranged his attack machine away from the defeated Specter and has started gunning for Toomey with the same devious tactics.

Steadfast Conservative Pat Toomey

The irony of the current election is obvious: Pat Toomey returned to seek Specter’s Senate seat again for 2010, expecting to face Specter the Democrat in the November elections.

Joe, The Unstoppable Candidate

Joe Sestak

By winning the Democratic primary by toppling an established giant, Sestak became the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania’s Senate seat and our first profiled Candidate.

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    Pennforge is a group of college kids excited to follow the 2010 elections of Pennsylvania. We hope to highlight the candidates, the issues, and any race drama that may come up. Thanks for following!