county-election-bureaus

Wolf vetoes Republican voting bill; GOP pivots to constitutional referendums

BY: - June 30, 2021

Such measures are approved by the Legislature before they go before voters in a referendum. Governors have no say on their ratification.

An ‘off-year’ election? There’s no such thing for these local officials. 

BY: - April 18, 2021

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.

Map: How Pa. counties plan to count 3.1 million mail-in ballots

BY: - October 30, 2020

The Capital-Star staff surveyed the state’s 67 county election directors to learn how they’ll tackle the mountain of mail-in ballots, which are expected to exceed 3 million statewide.