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DOS: More than 741k Pa. voters have asked for mail-in ballots

BY: - May 3, 2021

According to the Department of State, 698,280 registered Pennsylvania voters have applied for a mail-in ballot and 43,602 voters have applied for an absentee ballot for a total of 741,882 ballot applications.

How to cast your vote in Pa.’s May 18 election

BY: - April 27, 2021

Registered voters will have the chance to weigh in on ballot questions, fill vacant legislative seats and vote in judicial and municipal primaries on Tuesday, May 18. 

What you need to know about the 2021 Pa. primary ballot questions

BY: - April 27, 2021

In addition to casting a vote in municipal and judicial races, Pennsylvania voters will have to vote “yes” or “no” on May 18 on four ballot questions. 

An ‘off-year’ election? There’s no such thing for these local officials. 

BY: - April 18, 2021

Now, without the pressure of a heated presidential election cycle or the early panic of the COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on county election officials is becoming even more clear: they say they’re saddled with more administrative tasks and deadlines, and some have little confidence that the state legislators who write election laws will meaningfully improve their working conditions.

With focus on Pa.’s election code, advocates call for action on state’s primaries

BY: - December 17, 2020

When it comes to the type of primary elections and the laws governing them in states across the nation, the United States looks more like a patchwork quilt and less like a unified country. Nine states, including Pennsylvania, host closed primaries, allowing only voters registered within a party to vote for party nominees.  Fifteen other […]

Mail-in ballots and the Pa. Primary | The Numbers Racket

BY: - June 22, 2020

Curious what the demographics of those requests for mail-in ballots looks like across the state? 

Auditor General Primary: Ahmad declares victory in tight race for Democratic nod

BY: - June 12, 2020

Lamb conceded the race to Ahmad on Thursday, June 11. Nine days after Pennsylvania’s June 2 primary. 

With Pa. primary looming amidst COVID and protests, Wolf extends mail-in ballot deadline for 6 counties

BY: - June 1, 2020

Wolf cited COVID-19 concerns and continued protests as his reason for extending that deadline. The polls open Tuesday at 7 a.m. in Pennsylvania’s rescheduled primary election, though a flood of mail-in ballots is expected.

Caution: Primaries Ahead | Five for Your Weekend

BY: - May 30, 2020

Our Top Five most read stories of the week and everything you need to know ahead of the Pennsyvnania primary on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

Dem auditor general hopeful Nina Ahmad loaned more than $290K to her campaign

BY: - May 27, 2020

All of the Democratic candidates, except for Ahmad and Michael Lamb, have seen a decrease in expenditures since March 10 as travel fees disappear amid COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. 

Wolf says he would support moving primary mail-in ballot deadline

BY: - May 27, 2020

Officials there have filed a petition with the Court of Common Pleas for an extension after some 2,000 voters received the wrong ballots. 

Memorial Day 2020: Observing the holiday in the middle of COVID-19 | Five for your weekend

BY: - May 23, 2020

Happy weekend, everyone! Before we sign off for the holiday weekend, we wanted to take a minute to share the election guide for the rapidly approaching June 2 primary. If you’re not sure what races will be on the ballot or the candidates for each race, take a look at our primary guide to help […]