Emily Previti, Reporter

Emily Previti
Emily is a reporter who’s been covering election security and voting procedure in Pennsylvania for more than a year for WITF and, previously, statehouse accountability news organization PA Post. She was the senior reporter for statewide public media collaboration Keystone Crossroads, covered city hall for PennLive/The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.) and The Press of Atlantic City, and reported for the Northwest Herald. Her work has been recognized by PMJA, RTDNA’s Edward R. Murrow Awards, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, New Jersey Press Association and Illinois Press Association. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Updated: November 26, 2020 | 6:17 pm

Pennsylvania’s top court expected to act quickly on appeal to let state proceed with election certification

The Wolf administration is asking the state Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to invalidate mail-in ballots cast Nov. 3 or let the legislature pick Pa.'s electors.
By Emily Previti

Most Pa. counties certify election results by deadline; a few will take longer

Delays aren't unusual and shouldn't affect statewide certification.
By Emily Previti

Updated: November 23, 2020 | 12:38 pm

Some counties will miss Pennsylvania’s election results certification deadline

Delays shouldn’t affect statewide certification, experts say.
By Emily Previti


Election law experts: Latest Trump lawsuit a longshot, but could further complicate vote count, certification

Timing is concerning given tight deadlines for certifying election results – regardless of how the case turns out.
By Emily Previti

Even with election called for Joe Biden, Pennsylvania’s presidential vote count goes on

The Associated Press called the race late Saturday morning, in large part because that’s when DoS data updated and showed Biden’s margin eclipsing the recount benchmark of 0.5 percent.

By Emily Previti

More than 100,000 labor-intensive provisional ballots await Pennsylvania election workers after the mailed ballot count in tight presidential race

Fifty-seven counties have reported nearly 105,000 provisionals awaiting processing in response to WITF’s inquiry.
By Emily Previti

Pennsylvania counties expected to turn corner in mailed ballot count Friday

Counties had 175,880 mailed ballots left to count late Thursday, but had yet to begin sorting out late-arriving, provisional and military ballots.
By Emily Previti


Millions of U.S. voters risk missing the historic 2020 election because their English isn’t good enough

Federal law says states are supposed to help people who speak limited English — but many of those potential voters are slipping through the cracks.
By Emily Previti
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