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Pennsylvanians do not want to endure an Election Week or longer when results could be known on Tuesday. We urge you to authorize counties with the time they need. Read More...

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Pennsylvanians do not want to endure an Election Week or longer when results could be known on Tuesday. We urge you to authorize counties with the time they need. Read More...

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The House State Government Committee today voted along partisan lines to advance a resolution creating a new Select Committee on Election Integrity to investigate the regulation and conduct of the 2020 general election. Amid an election year rife with fierce partisanship, it is essential that legislation and activities of our General Assembly be bipartisan and reform-focused. This resolution does not pass that test.. Read More...

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A new Franklin & Marshall College omnibus poll released today indicates that two-thirds of registered voters in Pennsylvania support open primaries in which all voters can vote for either Democratic or Republican candidates. Read More...

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This Legislature acted decisively earlier this year in passing Act 12 to postpone the April 28 primary and grant counties relief to administer the election amid the exploding pandemic. Anticipating historic turnout under these extraordinary circumstances, the risk of disastrous problems in running polls and counting ballots increases substantially without a final set of critical changes to the Election Code. The Committee of Seventy urges you to return to session as soon as possible to enact the following: Read More...

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