Stories tagged: "mail-in voting"


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)
GOP Lawmakers Go to Court to Challenge Pennsylvania’s Mail-In Voting Law

The legal challenge is the latest attempt by Republicans to invalidate the 2019 law that Republican lawmakers almost unanimously supported.

Gov. Tom Wolf participates in a send-off ceremony on Sept. 5, 2019, in Annville, Lebanon County, as they prepare to mobilize for deployment to the Middle East. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Wolf Vetoes GOP Election Bill That Included Voter ID, Restrictions

Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a Republican-crafted elections bill that would have mandated voter identification in all elections.

Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at an event in Mechanicsburg, Pa.  Beyond the local races on ballots, Pennsylvania’s primary election will determine the future of a governor’s authority during disaster declarations. Voters statewide Tuesday, May 18 will decide four separate ballot questions, including two on whether to give state lawmakers much more power over disaster declarations. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Republicans Send Election Bill to Wolf That He’s Vowed to Veto

Republicans passed an election bill that restricts voter access, but Gov. Tom Wolf will veto it.

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.

A voter drops off their mail-in ballot prior to the primary election, in Willow Grove, Montgomery County, May 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
PA Republicans Are Waging a War on Voting. The For the People Act Could Be the Solution.

As the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Legislature works to pass voter suppression laws, Democrats in Congress have one chance to stop the assault on voting rights.

In this Nov. 6, 2020, photo, a canvas observer photographs Lehigh County provisional ballots as vote counting in the general election continues in Allentown, Pa. President Donald Trump’s campaign filed a number of lawsuits across six battleground states as he tried to upend the 2020 election. Judges uniformly rejected his claims of vote fraud. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rejects Trump Lawsuit Challenging Election

“They have failed to allege that even a single mail-in ballot was fraudulently cast or counted,” one judge wrote.

A worker processes mail-in ballots at the Bucks County Board of Elections office prior to the primary election, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 in Doylestown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Trump Loses Bid to Have 2,000 Mail-In Ballots Tossed in Bucks County

“The Court must be flexible in favor of the right to vote,” the judge said.