Stories tagged: "voter registration"


An official mail-in  ballot for the 2020 General Election in the United States is shown, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in Marple Township, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pa. Supreme Court Upholds State’s Mail-In Voting Law

Tuesday’s decision means expanded vote-by-mail will almost certainly be in place for the Nov. 8 midterm election.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a rally to end gun violence, Friday, May 27, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Wolf Sues State Legislature to Stop Abortion, Voting Amendments

Wolf said the proposed abortion amendment violates privacy protections and that bundling it with four other amendments runs afoul of a rule against passing legislation that addresses multiple, unrelated topics.

A damaged ballot torn along the fold that would not go through the electronic ballot scanner, is reviewed and duplicated by Democrat and Franklin County Commissioner Bob Ziobrowski and Republican and member of the Franklin County election board Jerry Warnement the morning after the Pennsylvania primary election at the Franklin County offices in Chambersburg, Pa., Wednesday, May 18, 2022. (AP Photo/ Carolyn Kaster)
What About the “Other” Constitutional Amendments Pennsylvania Republicans Proposed?

While national attention rightly fell on a proposed abortion ban, four other changes to the Pennsylvania Constitution were included in the package deal that could greatly affect residents.

FILE - A canvas observer photographs Lehigh County provisional ballots as vote counting in the general election continues, Nov. 6, 2020, in Allentown, Pa. A review by The Associated Press in the six battleground states disputed by former President Trump has found fewer than 475 cases of potential voter fraud, a minuscule number that would have made no difference in the 2020 presidential election. Democrat Joe Biden won Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and their 79 Electoral College votes by a combined 311,257 votes out of 25.5 million ballots cast for president. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file)
Gov. Candidate Doug Mastriano Wants to Make PA Voters Re-Register

In violation of federal and state voting laws, Republican Doug Mastriano wants commonwealth voters to re-register in an attempt to “get it right” before the 2024 presidential election.

Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
How Sens. Casey, Toomey Voted on John Lewis Voting Rights Bill

Pennsylvania’s US Senators voted along party lines on a bill that would deliver much-needed protection of voting rights.

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.

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.