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Lehigh Co. DA, Pa. Secretary of State to discuss plan to monitor ballot drop boxes

BY: - May 9, 2022

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

BY: - May 6, 2022

District Attorney Jim Martin's plan crosses the line into voter intimidation, they argue

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Lehigh Co. DA’s prosecution threats over drop-boxes could disenfranchise disabled voters | Opinion

BY: - May 4, 2022

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’

BY: - April 29, 2022

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

BY: - April 27, 2022

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

BY: - April 5, 2022

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 […]