Pennsylvanians Are About to Decide Who Will Oversee the 2024 Elections

Where you live shouldn’t determine if your ballot counts, but in Pennsylvania county officials have wide discretion over drop boxes and mail voting. They’re on the ballot on Nov. 7.

This article originally appeared in Bolts Magazine on October 26, 2023 and was written by Kate Ackley.  

Below is Common Cause Pennsylvania executive director Philip Hensley-Robin’s quote included in the article on Pennsylvania’s upcoming county elections. 

“If newly elected county governments in Pennsylvania remove drop boxes, if they remove the ability for voters to cure their ballots, they’ll make it even harder for eligible voters to have the votes counted,” said Philip Hensley-Robin, executive director of Common Cause Pennsylvania, a nonpartisan organization that promotes wider access to voting.

“That could impact tens or hundreds of thousands of voters in the 2024 election and change the result of the election,” Hensley-Robin added.

To read the full article, click here.