A Lehigh County ballot box is seen at the Whitehall Township Municipal building before the May 17 primary (Photo by Donna Fisher/Armchair Lehigh Valley).

More than 9 million voters already have cast their ballots in November elections

BY: - October 26, 2022

In Pennsylvania, residents of the Keystone State have cast 635,000 early votes.

A Lehigh County ballot box is seen at the Whitehall Township Municipal building before the May 17 primary (Photo by Donna Fisher/Armchair Lehigh Valley).

Lehigh Co. delays deployment of drop boxes because of pending court decision

BY: - October 18, 2022

Meanwhile, the GOP has sued the state over a plan to count undated ballots, further confusing voting in the Nov. 8 election

U.S. Supreme Court throws out lower court ruling that undated vote-by-mail ballots must be counted

BY: and - October 11, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a lower court’s ruling that Pennsylvania’s dating requirement for mail-in ballots violated a federal voting rights law. 

Fixing one problem with Pa.’s elections could bolster public confidence, Democrats say

BY: - September 15, 2022

As Pennsylvania heads toward an election the nation will be watching, state lawmakers have proposed dozens of changes to the state Election Code aimed at improving ballot access, security, and modernizing the process.  Among those bills, Democratic state representatives said Wednesday, is one that would fix a legislative oversight leading to delays in counting mail-in […]

Pennsylvania’s mail-in voting law survives constitutional challenge by GOP lawmakers

BY: - August 2, 2022

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the General Assembly did not exceed its authority when it passed the law that allows voting by mail without an excuse.

N.J. panel may explore loosening mail-in ballot election challenge rule

BY: - July 18, 2022

Judges in New Jersey interpret election law with deference to voter enfranchisement and ballot access.

U.S. Supreme Court declines to weigh in on Pa. GOP’s mail-in ballot challenges

BY: - February 22, 2021

The decision from the nation’s high court came down among a slew of judicial orders on Monday morning.


Pa. Rep. Mike Kelly came closer than you think to stealing the election for Trump | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - January 28, 2021

It’s hard to believe Kelly would have sued if Trump had won. Suing only when his candidate lost was the classic heads-I-win, tails-you-lose.


The big lesson of 2020: We have to fight to preserve and expand the right to the vote | Opinion

BY: - December 16, 2020

Greater participation – more Americans exercising this fundamental right – brings us closer to the more perfect union.

Vanquished W. Pa. congressional hopeful, who’s part of of GOP ballot suit, praised mail-in voting earlier this year

BY: - November 23, 2020

In April, the former GOP congressional hopeful said the state's mail-in balloting law put "in place" a system that "can safeguard public health & protect the voting process." He encouraged people to "use it!"

In Philly, mail-in voting centers are a blessing for some — and a headache for others

BY: - October 12, 2020

In Philadelphia, the options available to vote include voting by mail, dropping off your mail-in ballot at a satellite voting office, and voting in person on Nov. 3.


3 things that will give you hope that democracy isn’t crumbling – and one that might | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 1, 2020

A momentary respite from looking out the window for marauding Goths.