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Berks County reports 35 late bilingual ballots, most due to late post office delivery

Only a handful of bilingual ballots that came with incorrect voting instructions were sent in late by voters but the damage could be more than late ballots, voter advocates say.

By Anthony Orozco

Updated: November 25, 2021 | 5:00 am

Wolf signals readiness for congressional district map talks

This round of drawing new congressional district boundaries is the first time in three decades where a Republican-controlled Legislature must share the task with a governor who is a Democrat.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Leaders call on Berks ‘to honor’ incorrect voting deadline sent to voters as county establishes new proofing protocol

The county does not have the power to extend the deadline, so groups are asking election officials to hold on to late ballots for a future investigation.

By Anthony Orozco

Are you mailing your ballot? Here’s what to know about postage

You may have to buy two stamps instead of one in some cases, though if you forget, the Postal Service says it will deliver your ballot anyway.

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: October 6, 2021 | 10:05 am

Senate cuts short voting bill hearing after Wolf aide’s snub

Department of State communications director Wanda Murren said her office provided written comments and offered to respond to any written questions from the committee.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press and Sam Dunklau

Republicans aim to make big election changes in state constitution

The Republican-penned measure passed the House State Government Committee on party lines, 15-10.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: September 20, 2021 | 11:33 am

Elections, emergency powers, and mapmaking among the items on Pa. lawmakers’ fall to-do list

As they reconvene on Monday, state lawmakers are expected to focus on redistricting, re-upping a flood disaster declaration, and restricting emergency powers of Gov. Tom Wolf’s cabinet secretaries.

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: September 13, 2021 | 4:17 pm

Wolf pulls election nominee, slams Senate GOP over handling

Gov. Tom Wolf accused state Senate Republicans of turning the confirmation process into a partisan charade.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press