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Voting & Elections 08.24.2020

Trump Election Lawsuit Delayed – Groups Respond

A federal court yesterday delayed a lawsuit brought by President Trump’s campaign against the commonwealth of Pennsylvania and all 67 counties. "“Common Cause is in this fight to defend the interests of every voter in Pennsylvania, regardless of who they vote for."

Voting & Elections 08.11.2020

Advocates and Voters File to Intervene in Pennsylvania Democrats’ Election Lawsuit

Common Cause Pennsylvania and other nonpartisan advocacy groups today asked a state court to rule that they may intervene in an election-related lawsuit filed by the state Democratic Party.

Federal Court in Pennsylvania Allows Advocates and Voters to Intervene in Trump Campaign Lawsuit

In a major development with implications for the 2020 presidential election, a federal court in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has allowed three nonpartisan advocacy organizations and three voters to intervene in a lawsuit filed by President Trump’s campaign against the commonwealth and all 67 counties that seeks to restrict several election administration practices that are necessary to allow people to vote safely in November.

Voting & Elections 07.16.2020

Voters and Civil Rights Organizations Take Legal Action Challenging Trump Campaign’s Voter Suppression Efforts in Pennsylvania

Voters are fighting back against the Trump campaign’s illegal attempt to make it difficult for Pennsylvanians to vote by mail and to have those ballots counted during the pandemic. Common Cause, other organizations and individual voters moved to intervene as defendants in a recent lawsuit brought by the Trump presidential campaign and the Republican Party.

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.

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