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Deadline Nears for High Schools to Register for Governor’s Civic Engagement Award
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.
Department of State Certifies Third New Voting System with Paper Trail and Advanced Security
Expo in Doylestown to Demonstrate New Voting Systems with Advanced Security and Paper Trail
Expo in Carlisle to Demonstrate New Voting Systems with Advanced Security and Paper Trail
Expo in Moosic to Demonstrate New Voting Systems with Advanced Security and Paper Trail
Department of State to Hold New Voting Systems Expo in State College
New Voting Systems Expo in Erie Cancelled Due to Expected Winter Storm
Department of State to Hold New Voting Systems Expo in Erie
Acting Secretary of State Issues Election Day Report
Department of State’s Election Returns Website Offers First Look at Pennsylvania’s Vote Count
Secretary of State Recommends Pennsylvanians Visit votesPA.com for Comprehensive Voting Information
Secretary of State Urges Voters to Know Their Rights at the Polls
Secretary of State Encourages Pennsylvanians to Request Absentee Ballots Early
Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres today encouraged Pennsylvanians to submit requests for absentee ballots before the October 30 deadline.
Department of State Initiates New Procedures for Overseas Absentee Voters
Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres today announced new procedures for some overseas voters who request ballots by electronic delivery for the November 6 election.
Secretary of State: Voter Registration Deadline is October 9
Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres today reminded Pennsylvanians they have one week left to register to vote in the November 6 election.
State and County Officials Train for Election Day Preparedness
Pennsylvania’s Inter-Agency Election Preparedness and Security Workgroup and county officials from across the commonwealth participated in a tabletop exercise today to train on hypothetical situations when environmental or weather-caused issues could potentially impact voting on election day.
Secretary of State: Pennsylvanians Can Verify Voter Registration, Check Congressional District in One Step
As the October 9 voter registration deadline approaches, Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres today reminded Pennsylvanians to check their registration status at votesPA.com, which now includes voting district information that reflects the new congressional district boundaries.
Susquehanna Becomes First County to Update Voting System Under New State Standard
Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres and Chairman of the Susquehanna County Commissioners Alan Hall announced today that Susquehanna has become the first Pennsylvania county to purchase a voting system under the new standards for security, auditability and accessibility set by the Department of State earlier this year.
Department of State Launches 2018-19 Governor’s Civic Engagement Award Program to Promote Student-Led Voter Registration
Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres launched today, during National Voter Registration Month, the second year of the Governor’s Civic Engagement Award (GCEA) Program for Pennsylvania high schools.
State and County Election Staff Participate in National Cyber Training Exercise
Department of State Welcomes State Officials from Around the Country to NASS Conference in Philadelphia
Department of State and U.S. Election Assistance Commission Co-Host Election Data Summit in Philadelphia
May - Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Licensed, Commissioned Professionals and Organizations
Sixteen Schools Honored and Nearly 3,000 Students Registered to Vote in First Year of Civic Engagement Program
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