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Updated: May 26, 2021 | 6:18 pm

Probe finds no intentional act to derail sex-abuse vote

The Office of Inspector General’s report, released Wednesday, said agents interviewed 22 current and former state employees and reviewed the email accounts of nine state officials for any evidence of outside influence or intentional acts. Rather, it said, Wolf’s Department of State had no internal processes for constitutional amendments.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Sam Dunklau

Wolf picks top election adviser to lead Department of State

Veronica Degraffenreid, a former senior election official in North Carolina, became Gov. Tom Wolf’s nominee to head of his Department of State, which oversees elections in Pennsylvania.

By The Associated Press

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Updated: February 10, 2021 | 5:46 pm

Wolf administration refuses to release details after failure derails Pa. clergy sex abuse relief

The Department of State disclosed that it had no system in place to prevent such an error, which has devastated clergy sexual abuse survivors.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

Pa. data shows Republican voters leaving party after Jan. 6 insurrection

Statewide, 4,640 Republican voters flipped and became Democrats last month, a period in which only 2,956 Democrats re-registered as Republicans. 

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Racing to prepare Pennsylvania for the November election

Report on June 2 primary recommends changes to state's election law
By Emily Previti/PA Post

How early is too early to start processing mail-in ballots?

Pa. counties want more time, but some officials voice concerns about voting results being leaked
By Emily Previti/PA Post

Updated: July 16, 2020 | 10:00 am

Pa. Democrats file suit in state court to counter election rules case filed by Trump campaign

"There are many of us who represent diverse communities, … [who] understand that it is our duty to stand up, to protect the rights of Pennsylvanians to vote.”
By Emily Previti/PA Post

Pa. counties race to keep up with mail-in vote applications

Philadelphia officials sound warning about impact of budget cuts on November election
By Emily Previti/PA Post

Data on June 2 primary could prompt election changes in November

Legislature wants data on how coronvirus changes affect voting
By Emily Previti/PA Post
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