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Tuesday, Nov. 8

Campaign signs are posted in the median strip on President Avenue in Lancaster on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

• Voters head to the polls: Today’s midterm election will determine control of the U.S. House and Senate and Pennsylvania’s governorship. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Lancaster County isn’t informing voters of mistakes on mail-in ballots: So-called “ballot curing” is legally dubious, the county’s two Republican county commissioners said. (Source: LNP)

• Fetterman campaign joins suit to have undated ballots counted: The lawsuit, filed Monday in federal court, seeks to counter a 3-3 state Supreme Court order that left the date requirement standing. (Source: Axios)

• Philadelphia reinstates ‘poll book reconciliation’: The procedure, which catches double votes, is expected to delay city and statewide election results. Republicans had sued to keep it when election officials sought to end the practice, saying other security measures made it redundant. (Source: Inquirer)

• Pa. governors urge candidates to respect election results: Govs. Tom Ridge, Mark Schweiker, Ed Rendell urged Josh Shapiro and Doug Mastriano to respect the will of the people and facilitate a peaceful transfer of power. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Nation/world: Voters across U.S. head to polls. (Source: Washington Post) Russian businessman says Moscow continues to interfere in U.S. elections. (Source: UPI) China doubles down on zero-Covid policy. (Source: U.S. News) Cornell U. suspends frat parties. (Source: CNN) Storm Nicole threatens Florida, Bahamas. (Source: AP) $1.9 billion Powerball drawing delayed. (Source: NPR)