How U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson helped derail a fight against election lies

BY: - November 21, 2023

Since 2020, the federal government and social media companies have scaled back their work to counter online disinformation — thanks in part, experts say, to the furious pushback from Johnson and other leading Republicans.

State and local election workers quitting amid abuse, officials tell U.S. Senate panel

BY: - November 1, 2023

Conspiracy theories have fueled a more hostile environment for election workers, which has led many to quit, election officials testified Wednesday.

The U.S. House Committee on House Administration holds a public hearing on a ballot paper shortage in Luzerne County, Pa., on Election Day 2022. The panel met on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 (Screen Capture).

Few answers in U.S. House hearing on Pa. county’s Election Day ballot paper shortage

BY: - March 28, 2023

'The Luzerne County administration has done everything in their power to avoid responsibility,' former GOP congressional candidate Jim Bognet said.

Pa. House Democrats secure majority with Rep. Todd Stephens’ concession in close race

BY: - November 17, 2022

(*This story was updated at 6:20 p.m., Thursday, 11/17/2022 to include the vote total) Democrats secured control of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Thursday when incumbent Republican state Rep. Todd Stephens, R-Montgomery, conceded his loss to Democratic challenger Melissa Cerrato.  Montgomery County elections officials counted provisional ballots on Thursday after lawyers for the Democratic […]


Democracy hinges on counting every vote — again | Opinion

BY: - May 29, 2022

All candidates, regardless of party, can remind voters that the best way to ensure our elections remain free and fair is to get involved in the process.

Misinformation, violence and a paper shortage threaten midterm elections, officials say

BY: - May 20, 2022

'The November 2020 election in Pennsylvania, like every election since, was free, fair and secure,' acting Pa. Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman said


Dem dark money group to target Trump lawyers in ads in Pa., elsewhere | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 8, 2022

Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you’ve already found yourself growing weary of the onslaught of television ads ahead of May’s key primary elections for Pennsylvania governor and U.S. senator, brace yourselves. The airwaves are about to get a bit more crowded. That’s because a high-powered dark money group with ties to the Democratic Party […]

State judges in Pa. and beyond face growing GOP pushback against rulings in election cases

BY: - February 17, 2022

Republican officials are trying to discredit state court judges who rule against them or issue rulings they disagree with in election-related cases.

Progressive super PAC launches $10M fight against election misinformation

BY: - February 17, 2022

The campaign by American Bridge comes as comes as allies of ex-President Donald Trump continue to spread debunked claims about widespread voter fraud.


The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Alabama’s voting map could reverberate nationwide | Analysis

BY: - February 15, 2022

The high court has allowed a map to stand that disadvantages Black voters - with wide-reaching consequences.


What the assault on elections in the U.S., Hong Kong have in common | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - February 6, 2022

Both are authoritarian-inspired. And the U.S. is not immune -- unless we are vigilant.


No, expanding voting doesn’t increase fraud | Opinion

BY: - March 19, 2021

A record number of people voted in the 2020 presidential election. Donald Trump lost, Joe Biden won. Now, GOP legislators across the country are trying to pass measures to limit voting.