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Voting & Elections 06.2.2020

Election Protection Coalition Details Election Day Challenges

The Pennsylvania Election Protection coalition today has fielded more than 350 calls to the toll-free Election Protection Hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE, including 191 reports of problems, as of 10 a.m.

Voting & Elections 06.1.2020

Election Protection Coalition calls on Gov. Wolf to “ensure that Pennsylvania voters are not disenfranchised” tomorrow

The Pennsylvania Election Protection Coalition is calling on Governor Wolf, mayors across the state, and elected officials to ensure that Pennsylvania voters are not disenfranchised at the polls or discouraged from voting in tomorrow’s primary election as a result of the law enforcement and National Guard response to recent protests.

Voting & Elections 05.28.2020

Pennsylvania Voters Urged to Take Steps to Have their Voices Heard

Today marks less than a week before the June 2 primary election. The Pennsylvania Election Protection Coalition is urging any voter who plans to vote by mail but has not yet sent the ballot back to mail it immediately or drop it off at locations designated by their county instead. Voters who have questions or problems voting, either by mail or in-person, should call the nonpartisan “Election Protection Hotline” where volunteers will be able to answer their questions.

Voting & Elections 05.11.2020

Voting Rights Advocates Intervene to Stop Illegitimate Purge of Eligible Pennsylvania Voters

Purging lawful voters from Pennsylvania’s voter rolls is illegal and undemocratic, voting rights groups said today while filing a motion to intervene to protect voting rights in the state. 

Voting & Elections 04.30.2020

Common Cause Pennsylvania Testifies on Needed Election Improvements

“Regardless of the challenges inherent to holding an election in the midst of a pandemic and implementing historic voting reforms all at the same time, it is essential that every eligible voter must be able to cast a ballot, regardless of zip code, proximity to public transportation, disability, or language access needs,” said Suzanne Almeida, Interim Executive Director of Common Cause Pennsylvania.

Voting & Elections 03.25.2020

Primary postponed – Statement from Common Cause PA

This is a defining time in our state’s history. It is apparent that the COVID-19 crisis is reshaping many of our day-to-day lives in unexpected ways, including the rescheduling of Pennsylvania’s primary election....

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