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Democrats Win House in Biggest Voter Turnout in Midterm Election

Kate Clark, Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Politics

The Democratic party took control of the House of Representatives with the biggest voter turnout for the midterm election on November 6, 2018. The New York Times has estimated that 114 million votes were cast in the 2018 elections, which is approximately 30 million more compared to the 2014 elections. ...

Jill Linta Runs for Hershey’s Pennsylvania’s State House Seat

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Politics

On November 6th, voters of Hershey will head to the polls to elect a Governor, Senator, and Congressman, but many forget that there are still local representatives up for election this year. Much like the United States Congress, the government of Pennsylvania operates in a similar fashion. Penns...

Democrats Sweep HHS Mid-Term Election Straw Poll

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Hershey, Politics, Showcase

The Broadcaster conducted an unofficial opinion poll to determine how the students of Hershey High School would theoretically vote in the 2018 November midterms during the first week of October 2018. Out of 1200 students at Hershey High School, we collected responses from 127 students. The margin of e...

Congress Candidates George Scott, Scott Perry Square Off in Debate

Kieran Hogan, World and Politics Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Politics

Candidates George Scott (D) and Scott Perry (R) faced each other in a debate October 18t, their third debate of the Congressional race for Pennsylvania’s 10th District. The debate was televised by WGAL News 8. WGAL anchors and debate monitors Janelle Stelson and Mike Straub focused on a number of...

Scott Perry and George Scott Battle for PA’s 10th Congressional Seat

Talon Smith, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Politics

George Scott (D) is running to unseat the incumbent Scott Perry (R) in the race for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional seat. In the midterm election, all of PA’s congressional seats will be up for election. This includes the 10th District where Dauphin County is located. There are two candidates ...

Voter Suppression Efforts Widespread in America

Talon Smith, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Politics

Several candidates involved in the midterm elections have been connected to modern day voter suppression in an attempt to manipulate election outcomes. Many current examples of the GOP cracking down on voter fraud have been linked to the Party’s alleged suppression of votes to win elections. Dem...

Midterm Election Could Swing Balance of Power in Congress

Talon Smith, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

All 435 US representatives and one third of US senators are up for election in the US midterms on November 6, 2018. The midterm election occurs two years into the presidential term. In these elections, citizens vote for their congressional representatives and senators without voting for the president. Unlike ...

Winners of Pennsylvania’s Primary

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

May 21, 2018


Filed under Politics

The Democrats and Republicans nominated each of their party’s candidate for both local and federal government positions on Tuesday, May 15th. Derry Township is in Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District for the United States House of Representatives and the 106th District for the Pennsylvania H...

Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson Falls Short in Run for PA-10th Congressional Seat

Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson Falls Short in Run for PA-10th Congressional Seat

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Politics, World

She may have fallen short, but she ran on principle. On May 15, 2018, Pennsylvania had its mid-term primary to elect one of their senators and each districts’ congressman/woman. The Democratic Party has four candidates running to be the party’s candidate.  Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson was one...

Dr. Eric Ding falls short in run for PA-10th Congressional Seat

Dr. Eric Ding falls short in run for PA-10th Congressional Seat

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Politics, World

The Democratic Party has four candidates for the spot to be the party’s candidate. Dr. Eric Ding placed third among those four candidates. Many voters worry that the candidates running to represent them may not be the most relatable person. Although Eric Ding is currently a doctor, he feels ...

George Scott Runs for PA-10th Congressional Seat

George Scott Runs for PA-10th Congressional Seat

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under Politics

One candidate has been a US Army soldier, CIA officer, and church pastor.   George Scott, a candidate in the Pennsylvania 10th Congressional District, is one of four Democrats seeking a spot in the general election in November. On May 15, 2018, Pennsylvania will have its mid-term primary to elect one of their ...

Newest addition to the royal family born on April 23

Newest addition to the royal family born on April 23

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Politics

Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, and Prince William welcomed their third child, a 8lbs 7oz healthy boy, on Monday April 23. Kate had her baby at the St. Mary’s Hospital in London, where she also gave birth to her other two children, 4 year old George and 2 year old Charlotte. A few h...

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