Stories tagged: "2020 election"


In this Nov. 7, 2020 file photo, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. Mastriano, a rising force in Pennsylvania's ultra-conservative circles who has talked of his desire to bring an Arizona-style audit to Pennsylvania, led a private briefing Wednesday, June 30, 2021, for Republican senators on his plan. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Tioga County Declines Election Audit

Tioga County won't take part in a “forensic investigation” of the state’s 2020 presidential election.

Acting Secretary of State Veronica Degraffenreid speaks with members of the media during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg on May 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Pennsylvania Decertifies Fulton County’s Voting System After Election ‘Audit’

Fulton County will have to buy or lease new voting machines before the next election if county officials want residents' votes to count.

FILE- In this file photo from Nov. 19, 2019, a man is silhouetted in the shade as he walks by the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
State Democrats Keep Proposing Ideas to Help Pennsylvania. Republicans Keep Ignoring Them.

From pandemic relief to election laws, Republican leaders in the state Legislature continue to ignore Democrats.

In this Nov. 3, 2020, file photo, people line up outside a polling place in Springfield, Delaware County, to vote in the 2020 general election. A Republican proposal made public on Thursday, June 10, 2021, would revamp Pennsylvania election law to affect deadlines, early voting and mail-in ballots and require ID for all in-person voters. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Pennsylvania Republicans Push Election Legislation That Would Make Voting More Complicated

Republicans have proposed a wide-ranging series of changes to Pennsylvania election laws, including many that would make it more difficult to vote.

Philadelphia election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the general election in November at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Pennsylvania Won’t Change its Election Laws Before the May Primary

Five months after the state's narrow and bitterly contested presidential race, it's clear no changes will be enacted in time for Pennsylvania's spring primary election.

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2019 file photo, Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa. from Pennsylvania's 10th U.S. Congressional District, appears before reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Perry is running for re-election in 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Perry Claims He Just ‘Obliged’ Trump With Introduction to Lawyer

Scott Perry admitted he introduced a Department of Justice official to President Trump. Trump and that official discussed overturning Georgia's election results.

Pennsylvania Sen. Kim Ward, of the 39th district, attends a hearing of the Pennsylvania State Senate Majority Policy Committee, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Gettysburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
More PA GOP Lawmakers Want Congress to Ignore the Voters’ Choice

Republican Leaders of Pennsylvania’s legislature are continuing their attempts to ignore the will of the state’s voters, who elected Joe Biden to the Presidency.