11/7 PoliticsPA Playbook

pa-state-flag6Clinton leads Trump while Hillary returns to Pittsburgh and we present our guide for Election night. Plus, last week’s Ups & Downs! Good morning politicos, here’s the Playbook!

11/4 Ups & Downs: Polls, rallies and gaffes. See who made this week’s list!

What to Watch For on Election Night: An Hour-by-Hour Guide: How to watch the results on Tuesday night.

Muhlenberg/Morning Call: Clinton 48 Trump 42; Toomey 43 McGinty 42: Clinton maintains her lead while Toomey makes a late surge.

PPP Poll: Clinton 48 Trump 44; McGinty 46 Toomey 44: Public Policy Polling also give us our first look at the AG race.

PA-Sen: Michelle Obama Does New TV Ads for McGinty (VIDEOS): The First Lady makes the final pitch for the Democratic candidate.

HDCC Touts Endorsements from President Obama: The President is personally supporting ten State House candidates.

Harper Poll: Clinton 46 Trump 46; McGinty 44 Toomey 44: The survey finds both races tied.

Hillary Returning to Pittsburgh on Monday: The Clinton team is coming back to the Steel City on Monday morning.

PA-16: Q3: Smucker vs. Hartman: A look at the numbers in this competitive Congressional contest.

Sunday Show Preview: November 6, 2016: We take a look at the Sunday morning political talk shows that will air throughout the state.

Statewide
PLS Reporter: Gov. Wolf signs in two bills including the Uber/Lyft bill
PLS Reporter: Business groups urge General Assembly to act on pension reform this session
PLS Reporter: Pittsburgh Police Chief McLay steps down
PLS Reporter: New Pittsburgh Ethics Board meets for the first time
State House Sound Bites: Dept. of State says no, you can’t request a paper ballot on Election Day
State House Sound Bites: A look back on Clinton and Trump’s ground game in PA
StateImpactPA: Pre-election report says any fracking ban would hurt jobs
City and State: Hohenstein picks up Obama’s second NE Philly endorsement
City and State: Going back to the drawing board on sex abuse statute reform

Philadelphia
Inquirer: Save Obama’s legacy, Hillary Clinton urges worshipers at Phila. Black church
Inquirer: Judicial retirement referendum draws mixed signals from voters, pollster finds
Daily News: Group therapy the fix for jittery voters
Philly Mag: The Philly Ballot Questions You’ll See on Election Day 2016, In Plain English
WHYY Newsworks: 130,000 Philadelphia kids living in poverty
BillyPenn: Gov. Tom Wolf joins SEPTA strike court fight: Time for it to end
KYW: Are Ballot Selfies legal

SEPA
Pottstown Mercury: Fire destroys business in Colebrookdale Township
Delco Times: Toomey makes 2 Delco stops Saturday as he makes case against McGinty
Montgomery News: Montgomery County prepares for ‘robust’ voter turnout Tuesday
Bucks Local News: Meet the Candidates running for state representative in the 31st legislative district

Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh  Business Times: Wells Fargo suspended for trading fake accounts by PA treasury
Pittsburgh Business Times: S&T Bancorp seeks to add Buffalo market for loans
Tribune Review: FBI finds no charges against Clinton after new email review
Tribune Review: Why everyone should follow Clinton’s advice to stay home and rest when sick
WESA: Why PA elections are truly rigged
WESA: Clinton hosted the largest rally in Pittsburgh on Friday and gave campaign support
WESA: Katie McGinty gives full interview as race comes to a close
WESA: Pat Toomey gives interview right after McGinty in final stretch of campaign
WESA: Ways to tell if you are being deliberately intimidated at the polls
Post-Gazette: Twelve tests to help you decide on who to vote for on Tuesday
Post-Gazette: House majority expected to flip while the GOP Senate looks grim

Southwest
Beaver County Times: U.S. senate race between Toomey and McGinty comes to an end on Tuesday
Beaver County Times: As election comes to an end more uncertainty adds up before Tuesday
Altoona Mirror: Why consistency in legislation needs work

NEPA
Citizens’ Voice: Down-ballot races in PA will be decided on Tuesday
Citizens’ Voice: Why you should vote yes on two county referendums but not on the third
Times-Tribune: How to decide who to vote for this election, just look at the candidate’s previous endorsements
Times-Tribune: Trump will visit Scranton on Monday before election day

South Central
Patriot-News: VP Biden mum on Comey announcement in Harrisburg, tells crowd ‘Go vote’
Patriot-News: Hundreds line up to hear Donald Trump speak in southwest Pa.
Patriot-News: KKK flags fly on Pa. Capitol steps as Neo-Nazi group rallies and counter-protestors rage
York Dispatch: New Memorial Hospital still on despite owner’s struggles
York Dispatch: Fourth-graders host mock debate at Southern Elementary
York Dispatch: Teaching civics during an uncivil election
Carlisle Sentinel: Pa.’s year in political spotlight coming to end

Lehigh Valley
Lehigh Valley Live: N.J. tax hit for Lehigh Valley commuters draws ire of lawmakers
Lehigh Valley Live: Veterans council honors 2016 Veteran of the Year
Morning Call: Poll: Clinton holds a 6-point lead in Pa.; Senate race remains tight
Reading Eagle: Final election push in Berks

North by Northwest
Centre Daily Times: Eric Trump headed for State College
Centre Daily Times: State High students get taste of campaign process
Erie Times-News: Site of Pence’s Behrend rally announced
Sun-Gazette: Retirement age of judges to be ballot question

Opinion
Patriot-News: In the sprint to the finish, two views from the 2016 Campaign Trail: The Saturday News Photo
Morning Call: WikiLeaks revelations show journalism is dead
Centre Daily Times: Election 2016, a referendum on demographic change
Inquirer: Clinton, McGinty, Shapiro lead list of endorsed candidates
Post-Gazette: A guide to decide: Twelve tests to choose between Clinton and Trump

Blogs
Keystone State Education Coalition: PA Ed Policy Roundup Nov 4: Rewarding Failure – An 8 month EdWeek Investigation of the Cyber Charter Industry
Keystone Crossroads: Translation help at the polls: what’s required and how it works
2 Political Junkies: I guess we’re meant to be grateful the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette didn’t actually endorse Trump

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