Republicans have already begun lining up for the 2022 open statewide seat, while chatter on the Democratic side has been quiet.
State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta edged out Rep. Conor Lamb in the PoliticsPA Reader poll on who the Democrats should nominate for U.S. Senate in 2022. Kenyatta secured 38% of the vote, while Lamb tallied 35% of the vote in the eight candidate poll.
Pennsylvania remains as one of eleven states listed under the “battleground” category.
On Tuesday, the state Senate confirmed Noe Ortega to lead the state’s education department by a 44-6 vote, while Jennifer Berrier was confirmed by a 45-5 vote to serve as the Labor & Industry Secretary.
State Sen. David Argall is calling for an audit of Pennsylvania’s election results in 2020, while eight of the nine members of the state’s GOP congressional delegation have formally endorsed Lisa Scheller’s 2022 campaign for the 7th Congressional District. Here is the Playbook.