Pennsylvania Senate Cuts Short Hearing For Election Bill After Secretary Of State's SnubA Pennsylvania Senate hearing designed to gather input from the Department of State about potential changes to election law was over quickly on Tuesday because the Wolf administration decided not to participate in person.
Conservative Hoaxers Face $5.1M Fine For 2020 Election RobocallsTwo conservative hoaxers face a record $5.1 million fine for allegedly making illegal robocalls to wireless phones without the owners’ consent in the 2020 election.
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.
Mail-In Ballots Going Out In Allegheny County, Over-The-Counter Voting Now AvailableThe Allegheny County Elections Division reports mail-in and absentee ballots started going out over the weekend.
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.
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. 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.