3 Nov 2022

US midterms: All eyes on Fetterman v Dr. Oz in key Pennsylvania election battle

Europe Editor and Presenter

Pennsylvania is once again in the spotlight as a decisive swing state in the upcoming midterm elections.

At stake isn’t just the US senate seat from here but also who gets to control the whole electoral process in the state from the governor down.

President Trump and many Republicans still blame local officials for having deprived them of their victory in the last election.

They call it Stop the Steal. The Democrats call it the Big Lie, and last night President Biden devoted a prime time speech to the perils facing American democracy.

We discovered this is the first election in America in which it’s not just Republicans and Democrats on the ballot but the functioning of American democracy.