Common Cause/PA Testifies Before thePresidential Commission on Election Administration
September 4, 2013, Philadelphia: Thespecial commission appointed by President Obama to examine and evaluate howAmerican elections are being conducted met in Philadelphia today to hearcomments and recommendations by election experts and the public. Elizabeth Randol, Common Cause/PA’s (CC/PA) elections modernization campaignmanager, described to the commission some of the problems that Pennsylvaniavoters experience while trying to vote, as well as the problems experienced bypublic officials responsible for administering Pennsylvania’selections. Randol noted that “In the 2012 GeneralElection, Pennsylvania generated the second largest number of citizeninquiries and complaints after California with 9,171 calls (via a nationwidehotline) – and that was from those voters who were fortunate enoughto have heard about the election protection hotline or encountered an electionprotection poll monitor after experiencing a problem.” Click here for the full pressrelease.
Prepare for November 5th
2013 Key PA Election Dates
October 7: Last day to Register to Vote
October 29: Last day to apply for an Absentee Ballot
November 1: All Absentee Ballots due at county election office
November 5: ELECTION DAY
Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.