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Your election questions answered | 2023 Election Mailbag

By: - September 15, 2023 6:30 am

(Capital-Star file)

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Welcome to the Capital-Star’s election mailbag: a weekly round-up of voting questions, crowdsourced from you — our readers. 

Readers might remember the Election Mailbag from our coverage during the 2020 election cycle. Good news! The Capital-Star is bringing it back in order to answer your election-related questions leading up to the Nov. 7 general election. 

Why? The Capital-Star’s voters’ guide aims to answer the most commonly asked election questions, but we recognize that our guides might not answer every question readers have about the election or the voting process in Pennsylvania. 

So, if you have questions about the election or voting process, submit them here or send them to [email protected] with the subject “election mail.”

Then, check back here each week for the answers. 

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Cassie Miller
Cassie Miller

A native Pennsylvanian, Cassie Miller worked for various publications across the Midstate before joining the team at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. In her previous roles, she has covered everything from local sports to the financial services industry.