Stories tagged: "election 2022"


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)
Want to Protect Democracy? Here’s How to Become a Poll Worker in Pennsylvania

Poll workers in Pennsylvania are needed every year to assist voters at the polls. As an integral part of the democratic process, the state depends on these workers to run a fair and secure election at over 9,000 polling locations in the commonwealth.

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., during a Congressional Oversight Commission hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 10, 2020. (The Washington Post Photo via AP/Sarah Silbiger)
Pat Toomey Supports Bill to Prevent Efforts to Overturn Election Results

With Donald Trump eyeing another White House run, Pat Toomey joined nine other Senate Republicans in backing legislation designed to prevent a repeat of 2020.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 file photo, Chester County election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 general election in the United States at West Chester University in West Chester. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Cómo registrarte para votar en Pensilvania

Debes estar registrado para votar antes del 24 de octubre para ser elegible para votar en las elecciones generales de noviembre.

AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File
Registering for Democracy: Why Your Vote Matters

September 20 is National Voter Registration Day. In an op-ed, Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez, the president and executive director of NextGen America, highlights the growing importance of young voters.

First term legislators of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives are sworn-in, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. The ceremony marks the convening of the 2021-2022 legislative session of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
Find Out Who Your Pennsylvania State Legislator Is and How They Can Help You

Don’t know who represents you in the state House and Senate? We’re here to help you find the lawmakers who can help you with everything from cutting through bureaucratic red tape to getting a birth certificate.

Republican candidate for Congress Jim Bognet speaks ahead of former President Donald Trump at a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
GOP Candidate’s Lobbying Firm Helped Saudi Arabia Escape Accountability After 9/11

Trump-endorsed US House candidate Jim Bognet, who is running against incumbent Matt Cartwright to represent NEPA, once lobbied to defeat a bill designed to make it possible for Americans to sue the Saudi government for their involvement in the 9/11 attacks.

Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at an event in Mechanicsburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Ahead of Pivotal November Election, Gov. Wolf Expands Access to Voter Registration Information

Wolf’s executive order builds on the requirements of a federal voter registration act and will allow those who want to vote to start the process at Farm Show events, state parks, libraries, and more.