Stories tagged: "mail-in voting"

A voter drops off their mail-in ballot prior to the primary election, in Willow Grove, Montgomery County, May 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
PA Republicans Are Waging a War on Voting. The For the People Act Could Be the Solution.

As the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Legislature works to pass voter suppression laws, Democrats in Congress have one chance to stop the assault on voting rights.

Voters turned out in historic numbers this year, despite a pandemic and lies from President Trump about voting. (Photo by Joel Lerner/Xinhua via Getty)
Voter Suppression Be Damned: Historic Turnout Driven by Voters Demanding Their Voices Be Heard

Despite hurdles, including a pandemic and Republican tactics to making voting harder than it should be, voters showed up for change in 2020.

As mail-in voting surged in 2020, experts insist that counting every vote will take time—and that's completely democratic. (Shutterstock)
This Mail-In Voter Is Still Waiting for Her Vote to Be Counted—That’s Normal, Experts Say

While mail-in voters like Andrea Rodriguez are still waiting for their vote to be counted, experts say that counting every vote will take time (as it always does in elections).

People participate in a protest in support of counting all votes as the election in Pennsylvania is still unresolved on November 04, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
The Trump Campaign Is Trying to Steal the Election in Pennsylvania

No media outlet has called the race in Pennsylvania and the state may not be able to provide full unofficial results until Friday.

Election workers count ballots on November 04, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Republicans in the state legislature refused to allow early processing of ballots, leading to delays in counting. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
The Real Reason for PA Delay? The State’s GOP Put the Brakes on Early Counting.

Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania refused to allow mail-in ballots to be processed ahead of time, causing delays that have left the result of the 2020 presidential election in limbo.

Chester County, Pa., election workers check mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 General Election in the United States at West Chester University, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in West Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
With More Than 1.4 Million PA Mail-in Ballots to Be Counted, Races Still Too Close to Call

Twenty-one counties (almost a third of the state's 67 counties) did not even start counting mail-in ballots until this morning.

Election office workers wear face masks and gloves as they process mail-in ballots in the ballot duplicating room at the Orange County Supervisor of Elections office on October 26, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. With nine days until the November 3 election, more people already have cast ballots in this years presidential election than voted early or absentee in the 2016 race.  (Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
The 2020 Election Could Be the Most Secure Ever, Experts Say

Don't listen to the lies--here are the numerous ways election officials work year round to make sure your ballot is counted.