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Pennsylvania high court to settle voter signatures fight

Pennsylvania’s highest court will take up the question of whether counties should count mail-in ballots when a voter’s signature doesn’t necessarily match the one on their registration. In its order Wednesday,

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Children bullied for race and gender now have broader leeway to sue in Pa.

The Pa. Supreme Court ruled that minors have until six months after they turn 18 to initiate complaints that can lead to legal action regarding bullying or discriminatory harassment experienced as minors.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

US high court next up in Pennsylvania’s mail-in ballot fight

Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court on Thursday rejected Republican requests to put on hold its decision to extend the deadline to receive and count mail-in ballots in November’s election.

By The Associated Press

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Voting victories for Democrats in Pa. might have closed the door on more election reform

Election boards want to start processing mail-in ballots before Election Day, but such a move would require cooperation between the Democratic governor and Republican leaders.

By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA

Updated: September 17, 2020 | 4:13 pm

Pennsylvania’s highest court gives Democrats wins in mail-in vote case

The state Supreme Court on Thursday granted the Democratic Party’s request to order an extension of Pennsylvania’s Election Day-deadline to count mailed-in ballots for three days after Election Day.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: September 17, 2020 | 1:00 pm

Green Party candidate is ordered off Pennsylvania ballot

The state Supreme Court, with a 5-2 Democratic majority, reversed the ruling by a Republican judge in a lower court on the candidacy of Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Democrats appeal Green Party case to Pennsylvania high court

The Democrats’ protest targets what they say are disqualifying irregularities in how the Green Party candidates for president and vice president filed affidavits that accompany paperwork to get them on the ballot.

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania high court takes up another election lawsuit

Pennsylvania’s highest court will take up a lawsuit filed by the state Democratic Party amid a partisan fight over fixing glitches and gray areas in the battleground state’s fledgling mail-in voting law.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Pa. chief justice says ethics board sent him ‘letter of inquiry’

The probe apparently concerns allegations that Chief Justice Thomas Saylor may have improperly interfered in disciplinary matters involving former Justice Cynthia Baldwin.
By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Gray area of mail-in voting law up to Pennsylvania court

The state Supreme Court could decide whether to take over and fast-track a state Democratic Party lawsuit on a matter that could affect more than 100,000 ballots in the Nov. 3 presidential election.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press