GOP Election Bill Sponsor Takes Case To Gov. Tom Wolf's News ConferenceThe partisan political debate over potential changes to how Pennsylvania registers voters and runs elections moved Thursday from the Capitol in Harrisburg to suburban Philadelphia, where the leading House Republican on the topic showed up at a news conference by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.
Republican Election Bill Pushed Forward In Harrisburg Over Democrats' ObjectionsRepublicans on a legislative committee Tuesday pushed out a multifaceted proposal to revamp Pennsylvania election law, a bill that backers said would make needed improvements and standardize procedures.
Pennsylvania House GOP Unveils Ambitious Proposal To Revamp Election LawAn ambitious Republican proposal to revamp Pennsylvania election law was unveiled Thursday, a 149-page bill that would change deadlines, adopt new rules for early voting, alter mail-in ballot procedures and mandate IDs for all in-person voters.
Ohio Democrats Blast ‘Regressive’ GOP-Backed Voting Law RewriteDemocrats pushed back Friday against a Republican rewrite of election laws forthcoming in Ohio as “regressive,” saying its ballot drop box limits, tightened voter ID requirements and shortened early voting window amount to voter suppression.
Bipartisan Commission Gets Underway To Recommend Changes In Pennsylvania's ElectionsA new bi-partisan state commission got underway on Thursday to evaluate and make recommendations on the way Pennsylvania conducts its elections.
Court Cases This Fall Preview Hotly Contested Races For Judicial Office In 2021This coming year, we elect county, municipal, school officials and judges.
Westmoreland County Elections Bureau Deputy Director Fired With Nov. 3 Weeks AwayAppointed in July initially as interim director and then deputy director of the Westmoreland County Elections Bureau, Scott Sistek was sacked from his position this week.
Westmoreland County Fires Deputy Director Of Election BureauWestmoreland County has fired its election bureau deputy director weeks ahead of the presidential election.
Pittsburgh Penguins Team Up With Department Of State, Allegheny County For Voting InitiativesThe Pittsburgh Penguins are teaming up with the Department of State and Allegheny County to support voting initiatives.
Ohio Republicans Criticize Gov. Mike DeWine On Election, PandemicRepublican officials in a southwestern Ohio county have accused the state’s Republican governor of having “grossly mishandled” this year’s primary election and not having “reacted appropriately” to the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus In Pennsylvania: State Steps In To Help Counties With PPE For Polling PlacesAs the governor's stay-at-home orders are lifted in some parts of Pennsylvania, nobody is quite sure how safe it will be for voters to vote in-person in the June 2 primary.