A federal judge ruled last week that undated and misdated mail ballots must be counted, but it came right in the middle of when counties were finalizing their 2023 election results.
The ruling, which found dates on an outer envelope to be “immaterial” to a ballot’s eligibility, has the potential to prevent the disenfranchisement of thousands of voters next year.
Jay Schneider knew Election Day would be a hard job. Despite the stress and a few setbacks, he pulled off a smooth experience for voters in Chester County.
Northampton County officials say the machines are correctly recording votes even if the paper ballot doesn’t match.
When Chester County needed Jay Schneider to step up, he did, and learned about elections along the way.
The election code dates to 1937, containing sections that contradict one another and don’t address key legal precedents.
Legislative leaders say they’re at an impasse, and counties say time has run out to move the primary any earlier.
Races on the ballot include a competitive contest for City Council and choices for statewide judges. Want to vote early? Get a mail ballot? Use a drop box? Become a pollworker? Here’s how.
After a contentious session, the measure setting the primary for April 2 goes to the Senate, where its fate is uncertain.
Lawmakers propose amendments to a bill that would move the state’s 2024 primary, including provisions for ballot curing and pre-processing mail ballots.
Conservatives say the governor needed lawmakers’ approval, but an election law from 1995 may resolve the dispute.
Ruling in case brought by disenfranchised primary voters resolves apparent contradiction in law over provisional ballots.
State’s new system aims to bring convenience to registering and accuracy to voter rolls, Gov. Shapiro announces.
The 2024 primary is currently set for April 23, late in the presidential primary season and in conflict with Passover.
Department of State reaches agreement after advocates raised concerns in 2019 with a new voting machine that glitched and compromised voter privacy in its first year.
In seven states, Trump allies sent electoral votes to Congress despite his loss. Some are facing investigations and criminal charges. But the saga has a twist in the Keystone State.
Act 88 poured $45 million into shoring up counties’ election needs, with a few strings attached. Now counties are designing budgets based on another round.
In the city’s May primary, voters whose mail ballots were flagged for a missing or improper date mostly come from heavily nonwhite neighborhoods, according to analysis by Votebeat and Spotlight PA.
Luzerne County’s ballot paper shortage was not as widespread as original reports claimed and involved no malfeasance, the district attorney concludes.
The ACLU is suing Delaware County, arguing that the Board of Elections misread the law and disenfranchised eligible voters in the May primary.
Most election skeptics lost. But in three counties, these candidates will likely hold a majority on their board of election.