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Pennsylvania’s top court extends mailed ballot return deadline, approves drop boxes ahead of vote-by-mail surge forecast for November.

The state Supreme Court also affirmed poll watchers can't work outside their home county and election officials can't accept ballots mailed without an internal secrecy envelope.
By Emily Previti

Judge denies NAACP bid for pandemic-related changes to election procedures

“The question ... is whether the relief that you're requesting is a constitutional imperative. Whether you have shown that, in the absence of that relief, constitutional rights are going to be lost. I'm not convinced.”
By Emily Previti

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Pa. legislature’s delays could result in chaos for election officials and voters in November

“If they get too far into the weeds or attempt to drop in other fixes now, my fear is nothing will get done.”
By Emily Previti/PA Post

State election officials urge swift legislative action on voting reforms

Changes to state law need to be effective by early September if counties are to implement them in time for the general election.
By Emily Previti/PA Post

Pennsylvania covering prepaid return postage for mailed ballots

The Pennsylvania Department of State is still working out the logistical details., but officials expect costs won’t exceed $3 million statewide.
By Emily Previti/PA Post