Stories tagged: "protect the vote 2020"

People wait outside their voting place before the polls open for the Pennsylvania Primary election, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Zelienople, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Pennsylvania Officials Prepare to Protect Voters’ Rights at the Polls

“No one will be intimidated or be impeded to vote. We expect a peaceful and successful election.”

Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar speaks in October 2019, at the signing of the state Election Reform Bill. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Western PA County Officials Have No Idea Where Missing Mail-In Ballots Are

Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar, the state's top election official, has asked federal postal authorities to investigate.

An envelope of a Pennsylvania official mail-in ballot for the 2020 general election is shown, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in Marple Township, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Supreme Court Upholds Pennsylvania’s Late Ballot Arrival Deadline—for Now

In a statement, conservative Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, and Neil Gorsuch made it clear they could re-consider the Pennsylvania GOP’s petition after the election.

A man drops off his ballot for the 2020 General Election in the United States outside the Chester County Government Services Center, Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in West Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
More Than 3 Million Pennsylvanians Apply for Mail-in Ballots

They represent nearly a third of all registered voters in the state, and more than 62% of them have already submitted their ballots.

Voters wait in line on Tuesday
Why Luzerne County Wants Barrett to Recuse Herself From a Mail-In Ballot Extension Case

The recusal motion filed by the county’s Board of Elections highlights quotes from President Trump that point to at least an appearance of a conflict of interest for Barrett concerning the case.

This is the Allegheny County Courthouse in downtown Pittsburgh on Oct. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
GOP Candidates Give Up Efforts to Watch Satellite Election Offices in Allegheny County

The settlement included an agreement for how Allegheny County will deal with the 29,000 ballots it mailed incorrectly, and any corrected ballots that are sent back.

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)
GOP Asks US Supreme Court Again to Block PA Mail-in Ballot Extension

The Supreme Court previously ruled against the GOP, but the party is hoping to get a different result with Amy Coney Barrett on the bench.