Mike Lindell’s conspiracy-fueled pillow company fights to survive his election obsession
At MyPillow headquarters in Chaska, Minnesota, religion, politics, pillows and a kinetic CEO combine for a never-ending, rollicking tornado.
Voting rights groups call for investigation of Election Day problems in Northampton County
Northampton County voters were affected by a programming error and lack of contingency plan, the groups say.
Pa. will track voting machine malfunctions under new settlement with election security groups
This article was originally published by Votebeat, a nonprofit news organization covering local election administration and voting access. Thanks to a new settlement between Pennsylvania and a coalition of election security groups, the commonwealth’s Department of State will soon require counties to publicly report voting machine malfunctions — a measure that election experts say could […]
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Federal lawsuit over Pa.’s voting machines set for its first hearing in Philly | Tuesday Morning Coffee
The voting system at the heart of the challenge is among the most expensive and least secure, critics say.
Here’s how voting will be different in Pennsylvania by the 2020 primary
All Pennsylvania voters will be able to cast a ballot by mail by April 2020.
Bill that overhauls how Pennsylvanians can vote is headed to Gov. Tom Wolf
Wolf supports a bill that allows any Pennsylvanian to vote by mail, provides millions of dollars in state funding for new voting machines, and eliminates straight-ticket ballots.
Amid Democratic dissent, brokered election reform bill advances in the Pa. House
The bill allows voters to register up to 15 days before an election and vote by mail, and — most controversially — ends straight-ticket balloting.
Your voting habits may depend on when you registered to vote | Analysis
Not all who register vote. Research shows factors like timing and major tragic events can influence who, in the end, makes it out to the polls.
There’s bipartisan agreement Pa.’s absentee voting law is broken. Will the Legislature act?
Faced with a smorgasbord of potential electoral reforms at an informal meeting Monday, a bipartisan group of House and Senate lawmakers gravitated toward expanding Pennsylvania’s restrictive and archaic absentee ballot rules. “I hope we can finally finalize a plan to bring no-excuse absentee ballots to Pennsylvania,” Senate State Government Committee Chairman Mike Folmer, R-Lebanon, said […]
Some counties are paying a lot more for less secure voting machines | Friday Morning Coffee
A new analysis from Pitt Cyber and Citizens for Better Elections finds that some county voters are paying nearly double for new voting machines compared to their neighbors.
Wolf borrows $90 million against economic development dollars to fund voting machines
The money will cover 60 percent of the costs incurred by Pennsylvania's 67 counties to purchase new voting machines.