Carter Walker

Carter Walker

Reporter, Votebeat Pennsylvania

Carter was previously a reporter at the LNP in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he covered political extremism, including election misinformation, for the past year. He is originally from Chester County, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Penn State with a journalism degree. After working at the Times West Virginian, he returned to Pennsylvania to cover government and politics with a focus on investigative work.

The directive seeks to cut down on ballot rejections and resolve inconsistencies in county policies.

Bipartisan legislation passed by the House sets stricter deadlines for resolving legal challenges and finalizing results.

Lawsuit claims the state is violating federal laws on voting system accuracy. But experts say that argument is based on a misunderstanding of how elections work.

Counties split on whether to accept ballots from voters who didn’t fill the date in completely. That could mean more litigation.

After a setback at the federal level, voting rights groups are basing their case this time on a clause in the state constitution that affirms a right to vote.

Since the advent of no-excuse mail voting in 2020, thousands of Pennsylvania ballots have been rejected over missing dates, signatures, or other errors.

The Pennsylvania state House advances a pre-canvassing bill this week, but its fate uncertain in the Senate

Snyder County's Devin Rhoads is one of many new election directors who will administer the Presidential Election

An effort to reduce errors — and prevent ballots from being disqualified — backfires as many voters fail to write in the last two digits of the year.