Stories tagged: "absentee voting"


FILE - A canvas observer photographs Lehigh County provisional ballots as vote counting in the general election continues, Nov. 6, 2020, in Allentown, Pa. A review by The Associated Press in the six battleground states disputed by former President Trump has found fewer than 475 cases of potential voter fraud, a minuscule number that would have made no difference in the 2020 presidential election. Democrat Joe Biden won Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and their 79 Electoral College votes by a combined 311,257 votes out of 25.5 million ballots cast for president. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file)
How to Register to Vote in Pennsylvania

You must be registered to vote by Oct. 24 to be eligible to vote in the November general election.

An official mail-in  ballot for the 2020 General Election in the United States is shown, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in Marple Township, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pa. Supreme Court Upholds State’s Mail-In Voting Law

Tuesday’s decision means expanded vote-by-mail will almost certainly be in place for the Nov. 8 midterm election.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a rally to end gun violence, Friday, May 27, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Wolf Sues State Legislature to Stop Abortion, Voting Amendments

Wolf said the proposed abortion amendment violates privacy protections and that bundling it with four other amendments runs afoul of a rule against passing legislation that addresses multiple, unrelated topics.

A voter arrives to cast their mail-in ballot at the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh Monday, May 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
PA Dem Introduces Bill to Make Ballot Drop-Off Easier

While Republican lawmakers continue to fight mail-in voting and ballot drop boxes, a Democratic state lawmaker has introduced a bill allowing a spouse or relative to return a voter’s ballot.

An official mail-in  ballot for the 2020 General Election in the United States is shown, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in Marple Township, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
More Than 664,000 Pennsylvanians Have Requested Mail-In Ballots. There’s Still Time to Get Yours.

"For those who either cannot physically get to their polling place on Election Day or prefer not to do so, voting by mail is a secure, accessible option."

A voter drops off their mail-in ballot prior to the primary election, in Willow Grove, Pa., Wednesday, May 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
PA Senate Republicans Vote to Drop the Ballot Drop Box

Citing increased risk of voter fraud, the state Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would eliminate the use of ballot drop boxes in Pennsylvania elections.

This is a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, County of Allegheny Official Mail-in General Election Ballot in Pittsburgh on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Fight Over Pennsylvania’s Mail-In Voting Law Headed to State Supreme Court

The court will hear oral arguments at its March 8 session in Harrisburg following an appeal by Gov. Wolf.