Mail-in ballot returns top half a million | 2023 Election Mailbag

BY: - November 1, 2023

The Department of State asked the public to be “patient” while results are being counted by officials on Nov. 7, reminding voters that Pennsylvania’s election law does not allow counties to begin pre-canvassing mail-in and absentee ballots before 7 a.m. on Election Day. 

A voting sign in Philadelphia

Need an absentee or mail-in ballot? You have until May 9 to apply | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 14, 2023

Voters should allow as much time as possible to account for postal delays, acting Secretary of State Al Schmidt said.


Research on voting by mail says it’s safe – from fraud and disease | Opinion

BY: - July 20, 2020

When the tallies are announced, if large numbers of Americans have voted by mail, the public can feel confident that the process was fair and the results are accurate.

Starting Sept. 16, Pennsylvanians can apply for absentee ballots online

BY: - September 9, 2019

Currently, you must apply by mail or in person.

This powerful Capitol committee has a new chair. He’s not Daryl Metcalfe 2.0

BY: - February 5, 2019

Colleagues expect new House State Government Chair Garth Everett will bring decorum and cooperation to Metcalfe’s old committee