Even lawmakers admit the final versions must look significantly different than they do now before they can be used as the platform for future elections.
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Negotiations and changes to either of the two ideas will likely happen before a final map lands on Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk for approval.
House Republicans have hoped to enact the measure that would touch everything from voter ID to deadlines for nearly a year.
Under the bill, the Department of State would be banned from accepting any private donations to pay for election operations.
State and congressional Republicans have all but avoided talking about the attack, and Franklin and Marshall College poll results offer some insight on that.
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Rep. Seth Grove (R., York) said his committee will hold at least eight public meetings across the state and accept suggestions for the map through a new website.
Wolf’s job rating dropped 13 percentage points from about a year ago, while most respondents favor tougher voter ID and ballot signature requirements despite partisan tension over the issues.
Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor and the leading House Republican on the topic are trading barbs about what should be included in legislation to alter how the state registers voters and runs elections.
Gov. Tom Wolf continues to criticize the ‘extremist’ proposal, while Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) says he’s open to compromise, but hasn’t said what the GOP is willing to give up.