Stories tagged: "Voting 2020"


Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, (R-Franklin), speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
GOP Candidates for Governor Continue Spreading Trump’s ‘Big Lie’

A majority of the GOP candidates seeking the party’s gubernatorial nomination still back Trump and his “big lie,” leaving the future of elections in the commonwealth in peril.

A voter drops off their mail-in ballot prior to the primary election, in Willow Grove, Pa., Wednesday, May 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
PA Senate Republicans Vote to Drop the Ballot Drop Box

Citing increased risk of voter fraud, the state Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would eliminate the use of ballot drop boxes in Pennsylvania elections.

Election Bureau Director Albert L. Gricoski, left, opens provisional ballots alongside election bureau staff Christine Marmas, right, while poll watchers observe from behind at the Schuylkill County Election Bureau in Pottsville, Pa. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. (The Republican-Herald Photo via AP/Lindsey Shuey)
‘A Critical Juncture’: How Many More Threats and Baseless Claims of Fraud Can Election Officials Take?

A new survey finds that the current political climate is taking a toll on election officials in the US.

FILE - The White House in the background, President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021. The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection is asking Ivanka Trump, daughter of former President Donald Trump, to voluntarily cooperate with its investigation.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas 2 Fake Trump Electors From Pennsylvania

Lisa Patton, a former staffer for the Donald Trump for President 2020 campaign, and Bill Bachenberg, founder of an outdoor adventure camp for veterans in Lackawanna County, were subpoenaed to appear for a deposition before the committee on Feb. 25.

Chester County, Pa., election workers check mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 General Election in the United States at West Chester University, Nov. 3, 2020, in West Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Court Won’t Block Entire Election ‘Investigation’ Subpoena

A officials and Democratic lawmakers did not persuade judges that the subpoena issued by a GOP-controlled Senate committee had no legitimate legislative purpose.

A voter wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus, steps from the voting booth after casting a ballot at a polling place in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
County, State Must Agree on Voting System Inspection Rules

A Commonwealth Court judge said that Fulton County must work out an agreed-upon set of rules for an inspection of voting machines used in the 2020 election.

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.