Emily Previti, Reporter & The Context Producer / PA Post

Emily is a reporter and newsletter producer for statehouse accountability news organization PA Post. She was the senior reporter for statewide public media collaboration Keystone Crossroads. Previously, she covered city hall for PennLive/The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.), was a watchdog and city hall reporter at The Press of Atlantic City and reported for the Northwest Herald. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

Latest by Emily Previti


Updated: June 29, 2020 | 6:10 pm

Trump campaign sues Pennsylvania over mail-in voting and other election issues

Lancaster County Commissioner Ray D’Agostino says the changes sought by the lawsuit seem fair to him at first blush.
By Emily Previti

A Philly poll watcher got coronavirus, but the city isn’t notifying voters

Few counties in Pennsylvania report having a plan in place to alert voters, election workers, others of possible COVID-19 exposure at the polls.
By Emily Previti and Katie Meyer/WHYY

Counties still finalizing Pennsylvania primary vote counts as election integrity concerns emerge

Voting advocates flag problems they say will mushroom in November if left unchecked.
By Emily Previti

Bill requiring detailed report on presidential primary heads to governor’s desk

Democrats and non-legislative stakeholders say officials need to start working on election code changes in earnest before the document is due.
By Emily Previti

Provisional ballots adding to delay in Pennsylvania primary results

More voters cast provisional ballots Tuesday because they hadn't received their mailed ballot or feared it wouldn't make the return deadline.
By Emily Previti

Coronavirus precautions and protests create problems but fail to disrupt Pa.’s primary election

The challenge now: Counting nearly 2 million mail-in ballots. Final results may take a week to tabulate
By Emily Previti

Updated: June 2, 2020 | 5:00 pm

Why we shouldn’t expect primary election results tonight

Counties home to about half of Pa. voters won't start counting until Wednesday, can accept mailed ballots until June 9 or both.
By Emily Previti

Updated: June 1, 2020 | 10:21 pm

Wolf order aims to give mail-in ballots an extra week to arrive at elections offices

Just six counties are affected: Erie, Allegheny, Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware and Dauphin; ballots still must be postmarked by tomorrow (June 2).
By Emily Previti

Updated: June 1, 2020 | 6:51 pm

Your questions about voting in the Pennsylvania primary, answered

Here are answers to commonly asked questions about voting changes for the 2020 primary, background on what led to some of the major changes, and what Pennsylvanians might expect to see changed for the Nov. 3 general election. 

By Emily Previti

Updated: May 29, 2020 | 5:44 pm

Lawyers still pushing case for extending ballot return deadline with days left until Pennsylvania’s primary

State law requires mail-in and absentee ballots to be returned to local county elections offices before 8 p.m. on Election Day.

By Emily Previti
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