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Independents can vote on ballot questions, and more things to know about the May 18 primary

All voters, regardless of affiliation, will be asked to weigh in on four ballot questions, including two proposed constitutional amendments that could significantly shape Pennsylvania’s future response to disasters like the coronavirus pandemic.

By Sarah Anne Hughes/Spotlight PA

Updated: May 7, 2021 | 4:04 pm

Voter ID is a flashpoint in Pennsylvania election law talks

Gov. Wolf is ready to discuss legislation to update the state’s election law, but opposes changes to the voter ID law.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Groups call for enactment of state and federal “moral agenda”

As a follow-up to its voter engagement work last year, advocates with the Poor People’s Campaign and other groups presented a list of policy items to lawmakers in 30 states including Pennsylvania.

By Alanna Elder

Pa. audit confirms Biden got more votes than Trump, but can’t tell us much else

A Spotlight PA and Votebeat examination of the underlying data and interviews with experts show the review, known as a risk-limiting audit, is actually quite narrow and cannot speak to the finer details of how well the election was administered on a county-by-county or precinct-level basis.

By Marie Albiges for Spotlight PA