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Federal Judge Dismisses Trump’s Attempt to Disenfranchise Seven Million Pennsylvania Voters

A federal district court judge today dismissed a lawsuit brought by President Trump’s campaign, dealing a crippling blow to the president’s attempts to undermine the election’s expected results in the commonwealth.


Khalif Ali Joins Common Cause Pennsylvania as Executive Director

Common Cause Pennsylvania has chosen Khalif Ali as its new Executive Director. Ali is a Pittsburgh native, and has extensive background in both democracy issues and community organizing.

Voting & Elections 11.5.2020

Civil rights organizations stand up for Pennsylvania voters against attempt to block valid ballots

“Voters’ voices must be heard, whether they vote in person, by mail, or needed to cast a provisional ballot. Pennsylvania’s voters don’t deserve to have their ballots called into question by last-minute litigation filed for purely partisan reasons. The process of notifying and allowing voters to fix mistakes on their ballots should not be controversial.”

Voting & Elections 11.3.2020

With Voting Finished, Days-long Tabulation Process Begins

Polls have closed and voting may be finished, but tabulation of all the votes cast in the 2020 general election could take several days because of the high number of mail-in ballots, according to the nonpartisan Pennsylvania Election Protection Coalition.

Voting & Elections 11.3.2020

More than 2,500 Calls to Nonpartisan PA Election Protection Hotline

“This is exactly what election protection is about --- making sure voters know their rights and have a nonpartisan resource to turn to where they can get their questions answered and find an ally who will ensure they get to cast their vote without interference.”

Voting & Elections 11.3.2020

Nonpartisan Pennsylvania Election Protection Coalition Provides Update on Trends at Polling Places Statewide

The coalition is staffing a toll-free hotline, 866-OUR-VOTE, with volunteer lawyers who are trained on election law. The coalition also has about 2,000 volunteer poll monitors as well as a Vote Guardian program specifically to help anyone who witnessed attempts to intimidate voters at the polls. More than 850 volunteers are looking for and responding to social media posts from Pennsylvania voters with questions or problems.

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