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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

Updated: April 19, 2021 | 3:45 pm

Election experts recommend what Pa. counties have been asking for all along: more time to prepare ballots

As House state lawmakers prepare to offer an official list of possible voting law changes, a bipartisan group pointed to that change as the most critical and reinforced what county election directors have been saying for months.

By Sam Dunklau

U.S. Postal agents found no evidence of backdated ballots in Erie, report says

Allegations by an employee became public Nov. 5 in a video released by Project Veritas, a conservative group that had been promoting voter fraud accusations on social media.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Counties will again be unable to process mail ballots early during Pa.’s primary election

While a municipal primary typically sees low turnout, election officials said they can’t predict how many voters will take advantage of the state’s no-excuse mail voting law.

By Marie Albiges for Spotlight PA

Election officials want a say in Pa.’s voting reforms, but politics may get in the way

As two GOP lawmakers push to abolish mail voting, county election officials say the state should keep and improve the new system.

By Marie Albiges for Spotlight PA

Satellite offices gave Pa. voters more options to cast early ballots in person. Were they worth it?

Of the state’s 67 counties, six of the most highly populated decided to open auxiliary offices. Just one has firm plans to continue using them in the future.

By Tom Lisi for Spotlight PA
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