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Pa. voters embrace relaxed absentee ballot rules

But Pa. counties still struggling to prepare for in-person voting
By Emily Previti/PA Post

Prepare for an Election Night of the endless counting…

Wave of mailed ballots may require changing rules to let counties start counting votes well before Election Day
By Emily Previti/PA Post

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Pennsylvania may tweak new law to avoid vote-counting logjam

Republican House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler says the law may be changed to let county election officials open envelopes that contain mail-in ballots before the polls close at 8 p.m.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press and Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania issues guidance about new mail-in ballots

Pennsylvania’s state elections agency is providing guidance to county officials about the state’s new law allowing people to vote early by mail for any reason.

By The Associated Press


Astronaut casts Pennsylvania absentee ballot from space

The New Castle News reports that the application to Lawrence County’s voter services department listed the location as “International Space Station, low Earth orbit.”

By The Associated Press

Bill could usher Pennsylvania elections into a new era

For now, negotiators — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders of the House and Senate Republican majorities — are waiting to see whether the bill can overcome objections from rank-and-file lawmakers.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania to let voters apply online for absentee ballots

Pennsylvanians who will not be able to vote in person this fall can apply online for absentee ballots for the first time, officials announced Monday.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press
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