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GOP election bill with voter ID, tighter mail-in ballot deadlines passes Pa. House

BY: and - June 22, 2021

General Assembly Republicans are all in on the House GOP’s 150-page election bill to rewrite Pennsylvania’s election code with tighter deadlines, stricter voter verification requirements, and more controls on how voters return ballots. The proposal passed the state House by a 110-91 margin Tuesday evening, and a Senate vote could follow within the week, sending […]

Pa. election audit a ‘very real possibility,’ top Pa. Senate Republican says after meeting activists

BY: - June 17, 2021

Senate State Government Committee Chairman Dave Argall, R-Schuylkill, told the Capital-Star that he was considering subpoenas for ballot information, but had not considered which jurisdictions would be subpoenaed yet.

Trump wanted U.S. Supreme Court to order new election in Pa., other states

BY: - June 15, 2021

The proposed complaint, which was never filed by the Department of Justice, featured a number of complaints about the conduct of the election in each of the six disputed states.

With election reforms on GOP’s radar, Wolf and Democrats draw red line on voter ID, other proposals

BY: - June 9, 2021

“I will always uphold our democracy,” Wolf said Wednesday. “I am here to get things done for the people of Pennsylvania. But I am also a steward of a grand democratic tradition, and I recognize both.”

After colleagues visit Arizona, top Pa. Senate Republican weighs election audit; House GOP says no

BY: - June 3, 2021

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf called the trip to Arizona “an insult” to county election workers and Pennsylvania voters.

Pa. Republicans eyeing tighter voter ID requirements to meet wall of Wolf veto

BY: - April 16, 2021

This difference between what Republicans want, and what Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf might eventually sign, will animate the next three months of negotiations

Four of Pennsylvania’s legislative redistricting commissioners are confirmed. The fifth will decide who wins and loses

BY: - March 16, 2021

The Pennsylvania House and Senate okayed the start of legislative redistricting this week, sparking a six-week-long race to find a tie-breaking voice agreeable to Democrats and Republicans.

Report: Pa. Sen. Mastriano tested positive for COVID-19 at White House meeting with Trump

BY: - November 29, 2020

A Republican lawmaker from south-central Pennsylvania who has been a leading opponent of the Wolf administration’s efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic “abruptly left” a White House meeting with President Donald Trump last week after being told he had tested positive for the disease, according to a published report. Mastriano in Gettysburg last week. https://t.co/wwOT7wpetK […]