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GOP State Sen. Mastriano, Who Has Pushed False 2020 Election Claims, Is Running for Governor

Commonwealth Media Services
Office of Governor Tom Wolf

Republican state senator Doug Mastriano, who was filmed walking past police barricades with January 6th protestors, is officially running for governor. WITF’s Sam Dunklau reports the Franklin County lawmaker has made a career out of being a far-right firebrand.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2022/01/08/pa-sen-doug-mastriano-who-has-pushed-false-2020-election-claims-joins-gop-race-for-governor/

(Original air-date: 1/12/22)

Sam Dunklau is the Capitol Bureau Chief for WITF. He previously covered Illinois state government for NPR member station WUIS in Springfield, IL.