Stories tagged: "voting"


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.

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.

Chairman of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee Sen. Cris Dush, R-Jefferson, speaks during a hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Days Before Primary, State Sen. Dush Wants All Pa. Counties to Stop Using Ballot Drop Boxes

The use of ballot drop boxes throughout the state has been a point of contention with Republican lawmakers who are behind restrictive election reform bills and a sham audit of the 2020 election.

Shown is a Delaware County secured drop box for the return of vote-by-mail ballots in Newtown Square, Pa., Monday, May 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
PA Secretary of State, ACLU to Lehigh County DA: Don’t Intimidate Voters

Acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman, the state ACLU, and other like-minded organizations wrote Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin, confronting him over plans to monitor dropboxes ahead of the primary.

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)
More Than 664,000 Pennsylvanians Have Requested Mail-In Ballots. There’s Still Time to Get Yours.

"For those who either cannot physically get to their polling place on Election Day or prefer not to do so, voting by mail is a secure, accessible option."

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.

Shown is a new map of congressional districts provided by the Supreme Court Of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. Pennsylvania's highest court is breaking a partisan deadlock over a new map of congressional districts by selecting boundaries that broadly adhere to the current outlines of the state's districts. (Supreme Court Of Pennsylvania via AP)
The Lawsuit Over Pennsylvania’s Congressional District Map Has Finally Ended

The case dragged on for weeks, as Republicans challenged the new 17-district map picked by the state Supreme Court.