Advocates continue to push for new voting machines before Pittsburgh City Council

Advocates continue to push for new voting machines before Pittsburgh City Council

After receiving the correct amount petition signatures, a group of voting-rights advocates were granted a public hearing before Pittsburgh City Council Wednesday to place an election-related referendum question on the fall City ballot.  


The advocates petitioned that the question read: “Shall City of Pittsburgh voters be provided with and use new voting equipment for the 2020 presidential election cycle (and thereafter) that utilizes a human-readable, voter-verifiable paper record as the primary officials record of the voter’s intent; that the voter can verify accurately reflects his or her intent while the voter is still in the process of voting; and that is usable for audits and recounts?”  

Thursday, August 31, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
VIDEO: Senators introduce legislation to change the way the Lt. Governor is elected

VIDEO: Senators introduce legislation to change the way the Lt. Governor is elected

Senator David Argall (R-Schuylkill) was joined by other legislators to discuss his proposed legislation that would change the way the Lieutenant Governor is elected.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Election integrity officer residency requirements examined

Election integrity officer residency requirements examined

The current residency requirements for elected and appointed individuals responsible for ensuring the integrity of elections was discussed at a meeting of the House State Government Committee Tuesday, where members heard an operational overview and update briefing from Secretary of the Commonwealth Pedro Cortes.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Allegheny County postpones certification of election results

Allegheny County postpones certification of election results

The Allegheny County Board of Elections has decided to delay sending its November 8 General Election results to the state so the county Elections Division can review and respond to recount petitions/affidavits being filed. 


The requests filed Monday are seeking to recount votes of the presidential and U.S. Senate results. 

Monday, November 28, 2016/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh

Tuesday is Election Day

Tuesday November 8, 2016, is General Election day. Here are some things you should know.

Monday, November 7, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
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