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Acting Secretary of State Presents Indiana County Commissioners with Funding for New Voting System

Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar presented the Indiana County Commissioners with an $84,792 check today, on her first post-primary visit to a county that has already deployed its new voting system.

Pennsylvanians Can Get First Look at Vote Count at Election Returns Website

With Tuesday’s municipal primary election just ahead, Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar today reminded Pennsylvanians that the Department of State’s election night returns website offers up-to-the-minute results. Provides Comprehensive Voting Information

In preparation for Pennsylvania’s municipal primary election on May 21, Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reminds Pennsylvanians they can find comprehensive voting information at

Six High Schools in Southwest Pennsylvania Receive Governor’s Civic Engagement Awards

Six high schools in southwest Pennsylvania received Governor's Civic Engagement Awards (GCEA) today for registering to vote at least 65 percent of their eligible students.

Acting Secretary of State to Commend Pike County at Demo of New Voting Equipment with a Paper Trail

Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar will applaud Pike County’s commitment to election security tonight during a demonstration of a new voting system that includes a paper trail. The event is open to the public and runs from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. at the county Administration Building, 506 Broad St., Milford.

Governor’s Civic Engagement Award to Honor Schools and Students

Pennsylvania high schools and students who earned the Governor’s Civic Engagement Award (GCEA) for their voter registration efforts this school year will be honored at three regional recognition events.

Voters Should Request Absentee Ballots Early for May Primary

Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar today encouraged eligible Pennsylvania voters to submit applications for primary election absentee ballots before the May 14 deadline.

More Counties Transitioning to New Voting Systems with a Paper Record

Pennsylvania counties continue to make great progress transitioning to more secure and accessible voting systems with paper records that voters can verify before casting their ballot.

Philadelphia and Mercer to Implement New Post-Election Audits for November 2019 Election

Philadelphia and Mercer counties will be the first counties in the commonwealth to do enhanced audits of election results using recommendations from experts.

Philadelphia Becomes Latest County to Approve Purchase of New Voting System

With a vote by city commissioners Wednesday, Philadelphia became the latest Pennsylvania county to select a new voting system under updated standards for security, auditability and accessibility.

Governor Wolf Proposes $75 Million in State Funding for New Voting Systems

Governor Wolf’s 2019-20 budget proposes a minimum of $15 million each year for the next five years, for a combined total of at least $75 million, in state funding for new voting systems.

Expo in Erie to Demonstrate New Voting Systems with Advanced Security and Paper Trail

The Department of State is inviting the public to view several new voting systems that offer 21st-century advanced security and a paper trail.  The expo is 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Erie County Blasco Memorial Library, 160 East Front Street.

Department of State Certifies Fourth New Voting System with Paper Trail and Advanced Security

A fourth voting system that provides a paper trail has been certified by the secretary of state.
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