An ‘off-year’ election? There’s no such thing for these local officials.
Now, without the pressure of a heated presidential election cycle or the early panic of the COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on county election officials is becoming even more clear: they say they’re saddled with more administrative tasks and deadlines, and some have little confidence that the state legislators who write election laws will meaningfully improve their working conditions.
Capital-Star Q+A: Pa. House Speaker Bryan Cutler talks misinformation, amendments and marijuana
The Capital-Star spoke with House Speaker Bryan Cutler, R-Lancaster, recently. Among the youngest people to oversee the Pennsylvania House, the upcoming two years will be his first full session as the Republican-controlled chamber’s presiding officer.
Mail-in ballots prove popular in weeks since their debut
More than 20,000 voters across Pennsylvania have requested mail-in ballots in the two weeks since the application went live on Feb. 11, the Department of State announced in a press release Thursday.
Better know a voting machine: Dept. of State rolls out new website to help 2020 voters
To get the commonwealth ready for the changes, the Department of State has launched a webpage called “Ready to Vote” to help Pennsylvanians identify what method their county has chosen and how the process works.