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Election 2024

New court challenge filed in Pennsylvania to prevent some mail-in ballots from getting thrown out

June 9, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: Chester County, Pa., election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots at West Chester University in West Chester, Pa., Nov. 4, 2020. Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, approved a bill long-sought by counties seeking help to manage huge influxes of mail-in ballots during elections in the presidential battleground state and…

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Pennsylvania sees fewer mail ballots rejected for technicalities, a priority for election officials

May 18, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: Allegheny County Election Division Deputy Manager Chet Harhut explains the process of sorting mail-in and absentee ballots in preparations for Pennsylvania’s primary election on April 23, at the Elections warehouse in Pittsburgh, April 18, 2024. Pennsylvania election officials said Wednesday, May 8, 2024 that the number of mail-in ballots rejected for technicalities, like…

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Debates to play a major role in Pennsylvania’s 2024 US Senate election

May 4, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: This photo combo shows. Republican David McCormick, left, addressing supporters at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, Sept. 21, 2023 and Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., speaking during an event at AFSCME Council 13 offices, March 14, 2024, in Harrisburg, Pa.. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, Marc Levy, file) By Marc LevyASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa….

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Hanging In The Hall-Playground politics

April 28, 2024

On Thursday, eight of Mayor Cherelle Parker’s picks for Philadelphia’s School Board were passed by City Council. But the rejection of the ninth one is about to test some relationships. ABOVE PHOTO: Joyce Wilkerson PHOTO: PHILA.GOV By Denise Clay-Murray A few years ago, I wrote a column for the SUN entitled “Fisher Price Politics” about…

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A fight about fighting

April 28, 2024

In November, the race for Pennsylvania’s attorney general will be between Democrat Eugene DiPasquale and Dave Sunday. ABOVE PHOTO: PA Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, speaking at a rally against the Trump-Republican lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA), August 28, 2019.Photo: Anthony Grove/Commonwealth Media Services By Denise Clay-Murray On the website for his attorney…

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