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Republican senator’s record on elections has Democrats, voting advocates worried passing reform will be difficult
Cris Dush, chairman of the state government committee, rejected the results of the 2020 election and led Republicans’ investigation attempt.
Pennsylvania court offers conflicting opinions on requirements for fraud evidence in recount petitions
A higher court would have to determine whether recount petitions require evidence of fraud
Unequal election policies disenfranchised some Pennsylvania voters in 2022. Explore what each county did.
The counties make their own policies on drop boxes, fixing mail ballots, and more. Our maps show the uneven landscape that gives Pennsylvanians additional voting options based on where they live.
Ballot shortages, machine errors, voting disputes: Inside a pattern of election problems in one northeast Pennsylvania county
Luzerne County was singled out by the Department of State as the only county with significant voting problems in the 2022 midterm elections.
Court tells state Senate it has its own authority to enforce subpoenas with the Department of State.
Journalism taught me that local government has a profound impact on voters’ lives. That’s why I’m pursuing the crucial but misunderstood facts about Pennsylvania elections.
Democrats and Republicans have been at odds in recent weeks over which party had the authority to schedule three special elections for the chamber.
Vote totals change slightly but not enough to impact the outcome of any race.
County employees hand counted more than 59,000 ballots in two and a half days, a task resulting from petitions and pressure from election conspiracy activists.
Schmidt, a Republican, famously stood up to former President Trump’s claims of election fraud in 2020
Election experts and advocates say Legislature should update 1927 statute that was written for an era of machine politics.
Here’s what election reforms could come in the next legislative session after power shift in Pa. statehouse
Lawmakers, lobbyists, and voting advocates preview their elections reform wishlists for the next session
A motion to dismiss the Republicans’ subpoena for voter data represents the latest, and possibly the final, twist in a two-year audit attempt.
Election officials and courts forced to resolve more than 140 petitions from right-wing activists, most without evidence of fraud.
Rejecting undated ballots disproportionately impacts communities of color in Pennsylvania, data shows
An analysis of ballots at risk of rejection for lacking or having an incorrect date shows they are more likely to come from non-white communities, among other disparities.
All 67 counties were required for the first time to participate in a “risk-limiting audit,” a statistical method of checking the accuracy of the election outcome.
This Pennsylvania county ran out of ballot paper on Election Day. Now the district attorney is investigating.
One week later, angry voters demand to know why Luzerne County polling places had ballot shortages.
Here’s why some counties tally votes in hours while others take days to tackle a similar number.
Meanwhile, Chester County faces long night of nonstop counting now required by law.
People spreading misinformation on Twitter apparently conflated different pieces of election news, none of which affect the deadline.
Undated mail ballots, Philadelphia counting process could underlie objections and court challenges in the weeks after Election Day.