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Voting & Elections 06.29.2022

Common Cause Pennsylvania Urges Governor Wolf to Veto Bill that would Allow Partisan Poll Watchers to Come from Anywhere in Pennsylvania

Poll watchers are empowered to make “challenges to an elector's identity, continued residence in the election district, or qualifications as an eligible voter” -- things that someone from outside the community would have no way of knowing.

Voting & Elections 06.23.2022

Today’s January 6th Committee Hearing – Statement of Common Cause Pennsylvania

Congressman Scott Perry (PA-10) pushed for Jeffrey Clark to become acting Attorney General and use the DOJ’s powers to pressure state lawmakers in Georgia to contest the state’s election outcome. The plan was dropped when several DOJ leaders threatened to resign.

Voting & Elections 06.13.2022

Today’s Testimony to the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack: Common Cause Pennsylvania thanks former Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt

We thank former Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt for his testimony today, and for his continued willingness to speak the truth in the face of lies and harrowing threats. 

Voting & Elections 05.14.2022

Tuesday, May 17 is Primary Day in Pennsylvania

"Pennsylvania’s voters have heard a lot of disinformation and political rhetoric lately. We owe it to each other to vote in this election, anyway."

Voting & Elections 05.6.2022

Pennsylvania Primary Day is May 17

“In a ‘government by the people’ – we owe it to each other to make sure we all vote” -- Voters Urged to Learn the Rules and Deadline Dates -- With Primary Day just over a week away, Common Cause Pennsylvania Executive Director Khalif Ali is urging Keystone State voters to “learn the rules and deadline dates – and make a plan to vote.”

Voting & Elections 04.13.2022

Senate to Vote today on Bill to Prohibit Private Grants to Elections Offices

“There’s a clear solution: the Legislature can fully fund our elections system, if it doesn’t want counties to resort to private grant funding.”

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