Long-serving Lehigh Co. DA Jim Martin won’t seek re-election
The Republican intends to finish term, which ends next January.
Lehigh Co. DA, Pa. Secretary of State to discuss plan to monitor ballot drop boxes
Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said Friday he will continue to have county detectives physically monitor drop-off boxes for mail-in ballots but has agreed to talk on Monday with acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman on the matter. On Thursday, Chapman sent a letter to Martin asking him to stop having county detectives monitor […]
ACLU, disability advocates call on Lehigh Co. DA to halt drop box monitoring plan
District Attorney Jim Martin's plan crosses the line into voter intimidation, they argue
Lehigh Co. DA’s prosecution threats over drop-boxes could disenfranchise disabled voters | Opinion
People living with disabilities often need someone to drop off their ballots for them. And they're allowed that help.
Lehigh County controller: Plan to monitor ballot drop-off boxes would ‘intimidate voters’
Democratic Controller Mark Pinsley is examining whether he can take action on GOP DA Jim Martin's plan.
Lehigh County DA to monitor ballot drop-off boxes for violators
Voters could face charges for delivering more than one ballot, Lehigh County's top prosecutor has said.
Lehigh DA: Hundreds illegally dropped off more than one ballot in drop boxes; No prosecutions planned
ALLENTOWN — An investigation by the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office found that there were “likely hundreds of instances” where people deposited more than one ballot in a voting drop box last fall – a violation of state election law. But District Attorney Jim Martin said there will be no prosecutions because it is impossible […]