What are the Best Political Blogs in PA?

From elected officials and policymakers to activists and political junkies, people pay attention to what’s being written on political blogs. We want to know the best sites to find political news, insider info, and opinion in Pennsylvania.

Send us your nominations for the following categories:

Best Overall Political Blog
Best Print-Backed Blog (Sites operated by newspapers or other traditional media).
Best Blog by an Elected Official
Best Blog by Region (Philly, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, NEPA, etc).
Best Local Blog (Focusing on countywide government or smaller).
Best Conservative Blog
Best Liberal Blog
Funniest Political Blog

And let us know if we missed a category.

Submit your nominations by commenting on the bottom of this page, emailing them to Sy, commenting on Sy’s facebook page, or tweeting/DMing them @PoliticsPA.

Nominations must include the name of the blog, a link, and category (or categories) of eligibility. Nominations by comments on this page must include a valid email address.

We aim to finalize the list by the middle of next week, so don’t delay sending in your nominations.

June 13th, 2011 | Posted in Features, Front Page Stories | 39 Comments

39 thoughts on “What are the Best Political Blogs in PA?”

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  2. Erik says:

    The best Democrat blog ?
    Are you kidding me ?
    Mike Sturla is absolutely incoherent on the House floor.
    If he actually writes that blog, as compared to a staffer, I’ll send him some unvouchered expense money.

  3. Randy Potter says:

    I still say http://www.pennpatriotblog.com/ is the best conservative blog in the state. PennPatriot Blog is hands down the best blog in the Commonwealth for that matter 🙂

  4. Definitely best Harrisburg region blog/website on local news.

  5. Matt says:

    Best print-backed blog. No political blog is more complete than Micek’s http://blogs.mcall.com/capitol_ideas/

    – and its usually filed by 7 am every day.

  6. Justin says:

    Nepartisan.com is the best blog around! If you live in Northeastern Pennsylvania, it is a must read!

  7. Daniel says:

    Best Overall Political Blog- NEPArtisan.com

    Best Blog by Region (NEPA)- NEPArtisan.com

    Best Local Blog (Focusing on countywide government or smaller)- NEPArtisan.com

    Best Liberal Blog- NEPArtisan.com

    Funniest Political Blog- NEPArtisan.com

  8. Dayvoe says:

    Can I nominate myself?

    Best overall blog: 2 Political Junkies
    Best blog by region (Pittsburgh): 2 Political Junkies
    Best liberal blog: 2 Political Junkies

  9. Ebon says:

    Circumlocution for Dummies. Dad rules!

  10. Ebon says:

    Best local site since December 2000.

  11. Terrance says:

    Mike Sturla’s blog is a must read, for those that know what’s important and for those that need to learn!!

  12. Steve says:

    Best Blog by an elected official: Commonwealth Common Sense. No contest.

  13. Daniel says:

    Best Overall Political Blog-NEPArtisan.com

    Best Blog by Region (NEPA)-NEPArtisan.com

    Best Local Blog (Focusing on countywide government or smaller)-NEPArtisan.com

    Best Liberal Blog-NEPArtisan.com

    Funniest Political Blog-NEPArtisan.com

  14. Daniel says:

    Best Overall Political Blog -NEPArtisan.com

    Best Blog by Region (NEPA) -NEPArtisan.com

    Best Local Blog (Focusing on countywide government or smaller) -NEPArtisan.com

    Best Liberal Blog -NEPArtisan.com

    Funniest Political Blog -NEPArtisan.com

  15. Daniel says:

    Best Overall Political Blog- NEPArtisan.com

    Best Blog by Region (NEPA)- NEPArtisan.com

    Best Local Blog (Focusing on countywide government or smaller)- NEPArtisan.com

    Best Liberal Blog- NEPArtisan.com

    Funniest Political Blog- NEPArtisan.com

  16. Daniel says:

    Best Overall Political Blog – NEPArtisan.com

    Best Blog by Region (NEPA) – NEPArtisan.com

    Best Local Blog (Focusing on countywide government or smaller) – NEPArtisan.com

    Best Liberal Blog – NEPArtisan.com

    Funniest Political Blog – NEPArtisan.com

  17. Maureen says:

    Nepartisan is my vote for best political blog. It’s creator Tom Borthwick’s writing is intelligent, witty, and factually spot on.

  18. Hal Donahue says:

    NEPArtisan has my vote

  19. kevin says:

    Best blog in a long time in the northeast. Extremely intelligent writers. What else is their to say

  20. Amy says:

    I am voting for PHILLY NOW for best blog by region and funniest political blog. It rocks!

  21. Olivia says:

    Three is a charm, Mike Sturla has one hell of a blog, it even says so. Check it out.

    Best Blog by an Elected Official: http://policycommonwealthcommonsense.blogspot.com/

  22. Vanessa says:

    Best Blog by an Elected Official: http://policycommonwealthcommonsense.blogspot.com/

    hands down the best. witty, informed, interesting, relevant, entertaining.

  23. MPT says:

    The honors for best blog by an elected official must go to Mike Sturla. Don’t take my word for it…check it out…http://policycommonwealthcommonsense.blogspot.com/

    I hear he is running for Governor.

  24. Danny B says:

    PhillyNow is the funniest and easily the best regional blog.

    Capitol Ideas is the best print-backed blog.

    Above Average Jane is the best liberal blog

  25. nick says:

    The Philly Now is the Best Blog by Region and Funniest Political Blog for sure.

  26. Jack says:

    Philly Now for Best Blog by Region and Funniest Political Blog!

  27. Liz says:

    I vote Philly Now for Best Blog by Region and Funniest Political Blog!!

  28. SLB says:

    Is there even a debate?

    Philly Now is the Best Blog by Region and Funniest Political Blog.

  29. Christina says:

    Philly Now for best blog by region and Funniest!

  30. SS says:

    Philly Now is the Best Blog by Region and Funniest Political Blog. No contest.

    http://blogs.philadelphiaweekly.com/phillynow/2011/06/15/daily-grinder-the-soda-tax-drama/

  31. AA Jane says:

    Best print-backed blog: Capitol Ideas from Morning Call’s John Micek. Don’t start your day without it.

    http://blogs.mcall.com/capitol_ideas/

  32. William says:

    http://www.keystoneprogress.blogspot.com Best liberal blog: Best way to keep informed about all progressive/liberal issues.

  33. William says:

    Best liberal blog: Best way to keep informed about all progressive/liberal issues.

  34. Randy Potter says:

    pennpatriotblog.com

  35. Joe says:

    pawatercooler.com

  36. George L. says:

    I agree with the above posters – Early Returns from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is the best overall political blog.

  37. Nick says:

    agree with George, best overall political blog is the Post Gazette’s Early Returns

  38. George says:

    Best Overall Political Blog: PG’s Early Returns

    Best Print-Backed Blog (Sites operated by newspapers or other traditional media: PG’s Early Returns

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