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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

Pennsylvania’s 2022 race for governor: What we know so far

The outcome of the race will determine the balance of power in Harrisburg and could radically shape policies on everything from abortion to voting rights.
By Sarah Anne Hughes/Spotlight PA

Lancaster County lawmaker eyes GOP primary for Pennsylvania governor

Sen. Scott Martin, R-Lancaster, said he is forming an exploratory committee to run for the Republican nomination for governor in 2022.

By The Associated Press

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In Senate campaign stop, Arkoosh visits Pittsburgh to talk infrastructure

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Val Arkoosh visited Hazelwood Green to learn about Allegheny County’s infrastructure plans.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Updated: June 3, 2021 | 5:22 pm

GOP fight over 2020 election audit brews in Pennsylvania

Rep. Seth Grove, R-York, who chairs the committee that handles election matters, said the chamber “will not be authorizing any further audits on any previous election.”

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: June 1, 2021 | 6:58 pm

In last-minute reversal, Philly commissioners won’t count undated ballots

Philadelphia received about 1,300 ballots in the May primary without dates on their envelopes. They would be unlikely to change the results of any race.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Updated: June 1, 2021 | 1:27 pm

Mail-in voting law spurring new tensions over elections in Pennsylvania

The counties’ call for action comes amid a partisan stalemate over how to fix shortcomings or gray areas in Pennsylvania’s 2019 expansive mail-in voting law.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Texas Democrats walk out, stop Republican’s sweeping voting restrictions

The sudden revolt torpedoed the sweeping measure known as Senate Bill 7, which would have reduced polling hours, empowered poll watchers and scaled back ways to vote in Texas.

By The Associated Press