Hand-counting ballots

Election officials warn against the inaccurate and costly practice of tallying votes manually instead of using machines.

Secretary Schmidt answers more of your questions from live event

Voting for the first time can be a big deal regardless of your age, and we want to hear about your experience.

Party worries that the candidate’s unrelenting false claims about fraud could discourage its supporters from turning out.

Text messages show what a spokesman denied: a link between the state’s decision and false allegations from a right-wing website.

The decision means potentially tens of thousands of ballots could be rejected this year. Plaintiffs must decide whether an appeal makes sense.

Recount petitions may force courts to step in if the state can’t deliver on time.

Al Schmidt, Pennsylvania’s secretary of state, answered audience questions about trust in elections and misinformation.

Pot of federal grant money is shrinking, and it’s tied up in spending negotiations

The study seeks to account for the full effect of policy changes since the landmark Shelby County decision that gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act in 2013.

A change in leadership and staff duties has resulted in tension between commissioners that could ‘undermine faith’ in the system.

For a long time, I didn’t want to think or talk about elections or politics. That changed four years ago.

A new effort will try to find the best way to solve the perennial problem of paying for elections

City and town clerks are begging state lawmakers to fix a new law enacted last month that will require their offices to be open at a time when they don’t provide any election services.

Pennsylvania uses a lottery to decide who gets top billing

An Arizona grand jury alleged that Supervisors Tom Crosby and Peggy Judd engaged in a conspiracy and interference after the midterm election.

What you need to know about voting machines to be ready in case false claims about them spread.

A bill would have enabled the state to automatically update a voter’s registration after they changed their driver’s license address. To some, that sounded like automatic voter registration.

Turnover has cost the state nearly 300 years of combined experience since 2019, in what the state’s top election official calls “one of the biggest dangers” to our elections.

‘The world was on fire’: Election officials on expecting the unexpected

Early voting is about to begin for the state’s March 19 presidential preference election, but only Democrats and Republicans can participate.