Pennsylvania redesigns its mail-in ballots for the 2024 election

BY: - November 29, 2023

Pennsylvania’s Act 77 —which allows "no-excuse" mail-in voting—  made voting by mail a popular option in 2020, but there have been numerous challenges and disputes over how to consider ballots with return envelopes that are filled out incorrectly.

Judge rules Pa. mail-in ballots returned on time with wrong or missing dates must be counted

BY: - November 21, 2023

In a decision that echoes earlier rulings, a western Pa. federal judge ruled mail-in ballots with wrong or missing dates must be counted.

Mail-in ballot returns top half a million | 2023 Election Mailbag

BY: - November 1, 2023

The Department of State asked the public to be “patient” while results are being counted by officials on Nov. 7, reminding voters that Pennsylvania’s election law does not allow counties to begin pre-canvassing mail-in and absentee ballots before 7 a.m. on Election Day. 

How is secrecy preserved with mail-in ballots? | 2023 Election Mailbag

BY: - October 6, 2023

Welcome to the Capital-Star’s election mailbag: a weekly round-up of voting questions, crowdsourced from you — our readers.  Here’s this week’s question and answer: You asked: Article VII Section 4 of the PA constitution requires that secrecy in voting be preserved. How is this done with mail-in ballots? For example, what prevents an overbearing spouse […]