More Than 600,000 Pennsylvanians Have Registered For Mail-In Ballots For May 18 PrimaryThe Pennsylvania Department of State says the state could be on track to set a record for participation in a municipal primary if the current pace of mail-in ballot applications continues.
State House Committee Wrestles With Election Changes Amidst Concerns Over Voter SuppressionPennsylvania's state House Government Committee held another hearing in Harrisburg Thursday afternoon on election integrity in the Commonwealth.
Pennsylvania Election Law Reforms Won't Be Ready For May PrimaryFive months after the state’s narrow and bitterly contested presidential race drew Republican claims of improper election procedures, it’s clear no changes will be enacted in time for Pennsylvania’s spring primary election.
Westmoreland County Commissioner Wants To Eliminate Permanent Mail-In Voting OptionDouglas Chew testified before the state senate, saying he wanted to eliminate the option for permanent mail-in ballots.
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.
County Commissioners Across Pennsylvania Call For Election ReformsAfter the 2020 election, county leaders are calling for more time to pre-canvass mail-in ballots and an earlier ballot application deadline.
No Charges Will Be Filed In Pennsylvania Discarded-Ballots CaseNo criminal charges will be filed against a former temporary elections worker authorities have said mistakenly discarded nine military ballots ahead of the November presidential election, a federal prosecutor announced Friday.
Jim Brewster Sworn In As State Senator In Pennsylvania's 45th DistrictDemocrat Jim Brewster was sworn in Wednesday after Republicans refused to seat him last week.
Judge Upholds Counting Of Challenged Mail-In Ballots, Leading To Jim Brewster's Seating In State SenateA federal judge ruled on Tuesday that certain mail-in ballots were lawfully counted in Allegheny County, rejecting the claims of a Republican challenger to Pennsylvania Senator Jim Brewster of McKeesport.
Pa. Sen. Jim Brewster Not Sworn In As State Senate Dissolves Into Chaos Over Contested ElectionThe state Senate has dissolved into chaos as Pennsylvania lawmakers have returned to the state Capitol to be sworn in for the two-year legislative term.
Pa. State Senator Jim Brewster's Swearing In To Be Delayed Due To Fight Over Mail-In BallotsBrewster beat Ziccarelli by 69 votes in the November 3rd election, according to state-certified returns last month.
Republican State Senate May Refuse To Seat Certified Winner Of Local Race As Legal Battle ContinuesOne local Democratic state senator isn't sure his Republican colleagues who control the Senate will allow him to take the oath of office.
Changed U.S. Supreme Court Schedule Gives Hope To Republican Challengers Of Pa.'s Mail-In Voting SystemBy federal law, Tuesday is the last day for states to certify who won their presidential election.
State Lawmaker Wants To Repeal No-Excuse Mail-In Voting In Pa. Used By 2.6 Million Pennsylvanians This FallA Republican state representative near Altoona wants to repeal the law that allows no-excuse mail-in voting in Pennsylvania.
Rep. Mike Kelly And Sean Parnell To Appeal Pa. Supreme Court Loss Over Mail-In Ballots To SCOTUSRep. Mike Kelly and GOP candidate Sean Parnell are asking the Supreme Court of the United States to hold a hearing on their appeal claiming Act 72 was unconstitutional.