Pennsylvanians can change their absentee vote, but they can’t do it by calling the state’s voter help line, as a Trump adviser suggested Tuesday. “We hear you Pennsylvania! Nobody likes to be duped!” tweeted Dan Scavino Jr., the Republican candidate for president’s social media director. “You can change your early VOTE by calling 1-877-868-3772.” One, there’s no early voting in Pennsylvania. Two, as a Department of State spokesperson confirmed, you have to show up in person on Election Day to change an absentee ballot. Scavino deleted the tweet.
When you head to the polls on Tuesday, there is one question that asks for a yes or no answer. It’s for a proposed constitutional amendment that would change the mandatory retirement age for justices of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, judges and magisterial district judges. But there’s a backstory you should know.
What happens when you’re a Burgher for Bernie — and Bernie loses? Some in the Pittsburgh grassroots group backed Hillary Clinton for president, while local Bernie supporter Mark Brown broke away to create Steel City for Stein. Why? “I actually think [Clinton’s] the greater evil,” Brown told The Incline of Clinton versus Trump.
City of Play hosts a weekly obscure games night at Hambone's. "We'll have lots of games on hand, and plenty of people to play them with," organizers say. "Feel free to bring your own game too!"
Where: Hambone's at 4207 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When: November 2, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
How much: Free
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Buying a cookie is now a political statement in Pittsburgh. Priory Fine Pastries is selling Clinton and Trump cookies as part of an informal candidate poll, 90.5 WESA reported. One sugary statement costs $1.25, and so far the candidate cookies are selling evenly. “I am voting for one cookie or the other,” owner John Graf said, “but I’m not disclosing which.”
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City data is now more readily available through Burgh’s Eye View, where you can explore 311 requests, police blotter info, arrests and code violations. “Now the public has the power to be able to simply get online in their kitchen, in a bathrobe, and get all the information that is available,” Mr. Peduto said, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.