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Where Do The Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Stand On Issues Important To You?

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Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates, from Left to Right: Rob McCord, Allyson Schwartz, Tom Wolf, Katie McGinty

Candidates in a field of four Democrats are fighting to earn the right to take on Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett in the November General Election. Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to make the selection.

Western Pennsylvania could play a major role in the outcome. None of the candidates have ties to the region but many political insiders think the way Allegheny County falls will dictate who wins the election.

Funding for education, taxing gas extraction from the Marcellus Shale, and growing the economy were among some of the topics that played large during the run up to the election.

Looking ahead to the general election, many are wondering how will the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State affect Corbett's re-election bid?

This exploration of the election was made possible through a collaboration of WESA, WITF in Harrisburg, WPSU in State College, and WHYY in Philadelphia. 

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