Voting


Thomas Breth, left, a lawyer for Fulton County, Pa., stands with other county officials and explains that the state Supreme Court had just put their voting machine inspection on hold before it started in McConnellsburg, Pa., Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Court Puts GOP Inspection of Fulton County Voting Machines on Hold

The high court decision came hours after a state judge rejected attempts by the Wolf administration to block the inspection — inspired by former President Donald Trump's baseless claims about fraud in the 2020 election — without certain agreements in place.

Chester County, Pa., election workers check mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 General Election in the United States at West Chester University, Nov. 3, 2020, in West Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Court Won’t Block Entire Election ‘Investigation’ Subpoena

A officials and Democratic lawmakers did not persuade judges that the subpoena issued by a GOP-controlled Senate committee had no legitimate legislative purpose.

Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Philadelphia (Courtesy PA House of Representatives)
New Bill Aims to Strengthen Voter Access and Security in PA

While PA Republicans continue to amplify Trump’s ‘Big Lie,’ state Rep. Joanna McClinton is proposing a voter bill to fortify the election process for all.

A person wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus walks in Allentown, Pa., Tuesday, May 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Bid to Help Latinos Win More Seats in Newly Drawn Districts Draws Criticism

Proposals from the Legislative Reapportionment Commission that must reflect a decade of demographic changes identified by the census narrowed opportunities for Pennsylvania Latinos, critics say.

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2020, file photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a news conference in Harrisburg. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Wolf Taps a New Election Secretary for Last Year in Office

Leigh Chapman will be the Pennsylvania Department of State’s fifth secretary or acting secretary during Gov. Tom Wolf's time in office. She will take over Jan. 8.

A voter wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus, steps from the voting booth after casting a ballot at a polling place in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
County, State Must Agree on Voting System Inspection Rules

A Commonwealth Court judge said that Fulton County must work out an agreed-upon set of rules for an inspection of voting machines used in the 2020 election.

In this May 12, 2021 file photo, Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at an event in Mechanicsburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Gov. Wolf Endorses Letter of Support for Passage of Federal Voting Rights Acts

Gov. Tom Wolf joined 17 other governors nationwide who endorsed a letter urging Congress to protect the rights of all voters by passing the Freedom to Vote Act and the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.