Stories tagged: "Pennsylvania Legislature"

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.

FILE - In this May 27, 2020 file photo, a worker processes mail-in ballots at the Bucks County Board of Elections office prior to the primary election in Doylestown, Pa. The counting from Pennsylvania's first foray into mass voting by mail was wrapping up on Tuesday, June 9 a week after the primary, with results of some of races still up in the air.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
With Election Day Around the Corner, Pennsylvania’s Leaders Are Still Negotiating Over Mail-In Voting Rules

The legislative standoff comes ahead of an election in which millions of Pennsylvanians are expected to vote by mail, rather than risk contracting the coronavirus by voting in person.