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Filed under: testimony

Big money in judicial elections not only contributes to the courts’ politicization but harms the public’s perception of them as impartial and independent. The proposal framed in House Bill 38, however, would break apart the judiciary into 31 different election districts and only worsen these problems while creating insidious new ones. Seventy strongly opposes this legislation. Read More...

Filed under: testimony

Much of the debate around the conduct of the 2020 general election and its outcome has become entirely detached from reality. This is dangerous, and it has to stop. The reality is that election officials and poll workers across the Commonwealth heroically executed a presidential election amid new election law and voting systems, relentless litigation, uncertain funding, and a global pandemic. Read More...

Filed under: press release

The Committee of Seventy strongly recommends against rushing forward with House Resolution 1100, a measure that would create redundant efforts to evaluate and audit Pennsylvania elections while counties are still working to certify the results of the 2020 General Election. Read More...

Filed under: press release, testimony

The Committee of Seventy congratulates President-Elect Joseph R. Biden on winning the vote in Pennsylvania, and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris on her historic win as the first Black woman and first Asian American elected to be vice president.   Read More...

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