Pennsylvania Governor Race
Gov. Tom Corbett, the incumbent Republican, was in West Chester. Democratic challenger Tom Wolf was in Lancaster.
The head of the Democratic City Committee says he isn’t worried about Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf’s decision not to help pay for tomorrow’s get-out-the-vote effort in the city.
The first lady and other Democratic Party officials came to show their support for Tom Wolf in his race for governor of Pennsylvania.
The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows a slight narrowing: Tom Wolf leading incumbent Tom Corbett now by just 17 points, down from 20 points a month ago.
The “Job Gateway” site pulls in listings from all over, including Craigslist, so ads for escorts and exotic dancers were among the 200,000 jobs that Gov. Corbett boasted of during the debate.
“We have roughly 40 days before one of the most important elections in the state will take place,” said NAACP local vice president Rodney Muhammad.
Wolf’s visit to a popular lounge in Hunting Park was billed as a “Latinos for Wolf” kickoff rally, and it coincided with National Voter Registration Day.
Students asked Wolf how he would help the struggling Chester-Upland School District if he’s elected governor. He told them a five-percent severence tax on Marcellus Shale would go a long way.
Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, was at a loss today to fully explain why Corbett is so vulnerable.
One day after Governor Corbett was in town to announce an advance of funds for the troubled School District of Philadelphia, his Democratic opponent in the upcoming election, Tom Wolf, made a campaign stop in Northeast Philadelphia.
Visiting Chandler Bat Company, in Norristown, the challenger in the governor’s race took a swing at Corbett’s leadership skills.
Challengers turned up the heat on frontrunner Tom Wolf this week, during a pair of debates among the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Pennsylvania.
“People should take a selfie and they should tweet it with the hashtag #IamPreK,” said the head of the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children at their annual conference.
Outside the American Legion hall where he spoke, 100 school advocates chanted “One-term Tom,” blasting his education funding.
Gov. Tom Corbett addressed his supporters inside a museum in Pittsburgh. Outside, members of the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers called out the governor for, in particular, his cuts to education.