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Tony Romeo
May 04, 2020 - 6:56 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf is urging people who wish to apply for a mail-in ballot to do so now if they wish to vote in the upcoming June 2 primary. While the deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot is not until May 2, he is urging people not to wait. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
April 30, 2020 - 3:17 pm
Bucks County officials Thursday said they are taking steps to make polling places as safe as possible for the upcoming primary, but they are urging everyone to get mail-in ballots now. Read more here.
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April 22, 2020 - 3:15 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is boosting its efforts to get voters to cast their primary election ballots by mail and says it would help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Read the latest here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
March 25, 2020 - 5:04 pm
Pennsylvania lawmakers voted to delay its primary election by five weeks to June 2, potentially past the spike of the state's spreading coronavirus cases. Read more here.
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Mail-in ballot.
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Flashpoint
March 25, 2020 - 3:36 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of State is working to implement the commonwealth’s new mail-in ballot options for voters. Officials are also making a number of policy changes to make it easier for professionals during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more here.
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Tony Romeo
March 24, 2020 - 7:34 pm
The Pennsylvania House gave initial approval to legislation that will move the primary election to June 2 due to the coronavirus crisis. Final votes are expected in the House and Senate on Wednesday. Read more here.
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Charlotte Reese
March 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
With so many postponements and cancellations due to the coronavirus, many are wondering if the April 28 primary will also be pushed back. One organization is encouraging people to vote by mail regardless of the date. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
March 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia election officials want the primary election postponed for at least a month, in light of the risks and restrictions related to the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Henry Williams receives his ballot from first time election judge Kimberly Sims at United Faith Baptist Church in Rockford, Ill., Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
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AP News
March 18, 2020 - 9:45 am
Voting rights groups and the head of the Democratic National Committee want the states with remaining primary elections to offer voting by mail as a way to ensure that voters can safely cast their ballots amid the coronavirus outbreak. A quick and easy fix? Not always. Read more here.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden, participates in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios.
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AP News
March 17, 2020 - 8:12 pm
Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona on Tuesday, increasingly pulling away with a Democratic presidential primary upended by the coronavirus and building pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign. Read more here.
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