Shapiro set to become Pennsylvania's 48th governor

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Josh Shapiro will become Pennsylvania's 48th governor when he's inaugurated on Tuesday in an all-day celebration of the transfer ...

January 17, 2023
7:42 PM

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Josh Shapiro will become Pennsylvania's 48th governor when he's inaugurated on Tuesday in an all-day celebration of the transfer of power from his soon-to-be-predecessor, Gov. Tom Wolf.Shapiro enters office on the heels of a landslide victory in the 2022 midterms, having received more than 3 million votes – the most ever for a gubernatorial candidate in Pennsylvania. He'll be installed along with his running mate, Austin Davis, who will become the commonwealth's first Black lieutenant governor.

Eric Scicchitano