‘Eyes of the nation are on the Keystone State tonight,’ Chapman says

BY: - November 8, 2022

Just 11 counties have responded to Chapman’s Saturday request that all 67 counties provide a party-by-party count of mail-in ballots with incorrect or missing dates. 

Acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman speaks during a voting rights roundtable sponsored by the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus on Wednesday, 10/26/22 (Screen Capture).

Chapman expresses confidence in local election officials ahead of Election Day

BY: - November 7, 2022

In a statement issued on Sunday, Gov. Tom Wolf said that voters should have the opportunity to fix minor errors on their ballots. 


This is why we won’t have results on Election Night | Leigh M. Chapman

BY: - October 30, 2022

It takes time to count more than 1.3 million mail ballots. That doesn't mean anything nefarious is happening.

Pa. Department of State anticipates ‘several days’ worth of work’ to tally election results

BY: - October 11, 2022

But “this delay does not mean anything nefarious is happening,” Pennsylvania acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman told reporters during a virtual press conference on Tuesday.

Pa.’s top election official, Wolf administration stress participation in Nov. 8 general election

BY: - September 13, 2022

Members of the Wolf administration urged eligible Pennsylvanians to participate in the upcoming November general election, reminding individuals that the right to vote should not be taken for granted.

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

State officials report more than 910k requests for mail-in, absentee ballots | Five for the Weekend

BY: - May 14, 2022

State election officials are reminding voter who voted or plan to vote via mail-in ballot, to return ballots to their county board of elections as soon as possible.

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 […]