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GOP lawmakers send Wolf election bill he’s vowed to veto

A bill to require voter ID and make a host of other changes to Pennsylvania election law passed the state Senate Friday on party lines.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Latest F&M poll shows Wolf job rating drop, broad support for controversial voting law changes

Wolf’s job rating dropped 13 percentage points from about a year ago, while most respondents favor tougher voter ID and ballot signature requirements despite partisan tension over the issues.

By Sam Dunklau

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Updated: June 17, 2021 | 3:03 pm

GOP election bill sponsor takes case to Wolf news conference

Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor and the leading House Republican on the topic are trading barbs about what should be included in legislation to alter how the state registers voters and runs elections.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Republican election bill pushed ahead over Dems’ objections

The vote to advance it to the House floor was on party lines. The bill’s prime sponsor sees it as a way to ensure security around elections and rebuild trust, along with modernizing procedures.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

House Republican sponsor tees up fight with Wolf over voting law changes

Gov. Tom Wolf continues to criticize the ‘extremist’ proposal, while Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) says he’s open to compromise, but hasn’t said what the GOP is willing to give up.

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: June 10, 2021 | 3:37 pm

House GOP unveils ambitious proposal to revamp Pennsylvania’s election law

The ambitious 149-page bill would change deadlines, early voting and mail-in ballot procedures and mandate IDs for all in-person voters.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: April 22, 2021 | 6:11 pm

After months of study, lawmakers face election law decisions

Legislative leaders said Wednesday it’s unclear what changes if any might be enacted for the November election. County commissioners of both parties generally support being given more time to process ballots ahead of the election day, along with other changes in the strict timelines that govern Pennsylvania voting.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press and Sam Dunklau