Pa Voters Will Soon Issue Verdict On Legislatures Response To The Pandemic

09.14.20 | Terry Diener

The answer will either extend the gains Democrats made two years ago or further tighten the longstanding Republican grip on both chambers



The GOP-majority General Assembly has been in hybrid mode this year, after senators and representatives gave themselves the choice of attending floor sessions in person or casting votes remotely.


Among the 203 House districts, there are 129 races that pit a Democrat and Republican against each other. In the Senate, where 25 of 50 seats are up this cycle, 19 are contested by the major parties.