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Jake Corman Hopes to Be First Sitting PA State Lawmaker to Become Governor in 70 Years

Commonwealth Media Services
Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman in 2018.

It has been nearly 70 years since a sitting Pennsylvania state lawmaker ran a successful bid for governor. But WHYY’s Katie Meyer reports, as the 2022 gubernatorial election approaches, Pennsylvania’s most powerful Republican in the statehouse is trying to be an exception to that rule.

(Original air-date: 11/23/21)

Katie Meyer is WHYY’s political reporter. She covers politics, policy, power, and elections at every level of government, with the goal of showing how it all affects people’s lives.