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Allegheny County Democrats hope to pick up pace on mail-in ballot applications

County election workers had received roughly 136,700 mail-in ballots so far. That’s an improvement over the 2021 tally.

By Chris Potter/WESA

Updated: September 20, 2022 | 8:13 pm

Mail ballot fight persists in Pennsylvania and other key states, sure to slow count

As Election Day approaches, the fight over mail-in ballots is back. Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin are crucial swing states that allow mail-in ballots but give local election offices very little if any time before Election Day to process them.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Ahead of 2022 Pa. election, Tom Wolf’s administration expands access to voter registration forms

Pennsylvania will now offer voter registration forms at libraries, state park offices, and state-run veterans homes, among other locations, as part of an enhanced effort to reach about 1.7 million people eligible to vote but who are not registered.

By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA

Lawmakers weigh bill in Pennsylvania that would allow independents to vote on primary candidates

Pennsylvania has closed primary elections, meaning only registered Democrats and Republicans can vote for candidates from those parties and choose who will advance to the general.
By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

Updated: July 28, 2022 | 7:19 pm

Wolf sues to stop Pa. GOP-backed amendments on abortion, voting

Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor is suing the Legislature over a package of proposed constitutional amendments that Republican lawmakers are pursuing.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Voting rights lawyers say latest GOP mail-voting challenge in Pennsylvania is ‘fueling the big lie’

“The motivation here may be to keep fueling the big lie, and to keep encouraging voters to believe there is something suspect about the way elections run in Pennsylvania when there’s not.”

By Katie Meyer/WHYY