mail-in-balloting

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Biden says he’ll support election outcome but Trump urges supporters to ‘watch very carefully’

BY: - September 30, 2020

Biden defended mail balloting as safe, secure, necessary amid the coronavirus pandemic—and a practice that Trump also uses to cast his vote.

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Despite Green Party court fight, Biden, Dems up their ballot game | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 14, 2020

With just 50 days to go, everything counts in large amounts.

Report: Postal Service tells 46 states, including Pa., mail-in ballots could be delayed

BY: - August 15, 2020

A Washington Post analysis listed Pennsylvania among the ranks of states facing a "heightened warning" of delays, a cohort of 186 million voters nationwide.