Stories tagged: "mail-in voting"


Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Philadelphia (Courtesy PA House of Representatives)
New Bill Aims to Strengthen Voter Access and Security in PA

While PA Republicans continue to amplify Trump’s ‘Big Lie,’ state Rep. Joanna McClinton is proposing a voter bill to fortify the election process for all.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro, speaking in front of Gov. Tom Wolf in 2019. (Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Shapiro Sues to Block GOP Election Subpoena

The lawsuit from state Attorney General Josh Shapiro seeks to block the subpoena on the grounds that it serves no legitimate legislative purpose and stems from Trump's efforts to undermine trust in the results of the 2020 presidential election.

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)
PA Election Bill Proposes Reforms, Transparency Without Restricting Voters’ Rights

While some Republican lawmakers continue to support a controversial “investigation” of the 2020 general election and stricter voting laws, recently proposed improvements to the election code have garnered bipartisan support.

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.