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Voting & Elections 11.27.2020

Voting Rights Advocates’ Statement in Response to Appeals Court Ruling in Trump v. Boockvar

“Once again, this court decision is a win for voters. We’re glad that this court, also, recognized the lack of evidence and lack of merit in this lawsuit. In America, voters choose our elected officials. Pennsylvania’s voters made a collective decision, weeks ago, and that decision needs to be honored.”

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.

11.20.2020

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.”

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