Stories tagged: "June 2 primary"

Processed mail-in ballots are seen at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester, Pa., prior to the primary election, Thursday, May 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
The Financial Watchdog for PA Could Soon Be Heading to Congress

State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale's victory came in an election where turnout passed 2 million, or 24% of Pennsylvania’s 8.6 million registered voters.

A voter fills out his ballot as a woman waits her turn during primary voting at the public safety building in McKeesport, Pa., Tuesday, June 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Pennsylvania’s Elections Went Pretty Smoothly. Here’s What We Know So Far.

The lack of drama in the outcome of the presidential contests and the massive mail-in vote produced light in-person turnout throughout the state.

In this May 28, 2020, photo, Dave Turnier processes mail-in ballots at at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester, Pa., prior to the primary election. Tuesday's primary elections in seven states are both significant elections and big tests of campaigning during the age of coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Want to Know What November Might Look Like? Pay Attention to Tuesday’s Primaries

States have scrambled to adjust to the new reality presented by the coronavirus pandemic, with some sending every voter an absentee ballot request.

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1.6 Million Pennsylvanians Have Submitted Applications to Vote by Mail in June 2 Primary

The state's top elections official said the volume of mailed-in ballots could make it impossible to produce a result in close races on election night.

There May Be Fewer Places to Vote in Philadelphia on June 2. That’s On Purpose.

A spokesperson for Philadelphia's elections commission, Nick Custodio, said there was “no playbook for holding an election during a pandemic.”