State News / September 3, 2019

New voting technology is good step for Pennsylvania, but voters need training | Opinion

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf was right to aim big when he pledged to upgrade the commonwealth’s antiquated voting machines by the 2020 election. Now Wolf, the Department of State, and county officials must work together to launch a commonwealth-wide plan to teach both voters and poll workers about the new voting systems. Voters deserve it, Election Day workers require it, and the integrity of our democratic process depends on it.

Press Releases, State News / September 3, 2019

Text Campaign Aims to Prevent Ohio Voters From Being Purged

COLUMBUS--All Voting is Local today will text alert 103,000 Ohioans to update their voter registrations to avoid being purged from the state’s voting lists later this week. On Friday, Secretary of State Frank LaRose plans to purge 235,000 voters’ registrations -- despite urging from advocates to hold off because of errors in multiple counties that have led to eligible voters wrongly placed on the purge list.

Press Releases, State News / August 14, 2019

ADVISORY — Ohio Voting Rights Advocates Urge Secretary of State to Stop Voter Purge

COLUMBUS--On Thursday, August 15 at 10 a.m, Ohio voting rights organizations will hold a press conference urging Secretary of State Frank LaRose to halt the state’s planned September 6 voter purge. LaRose announced recently that nearly 1,300 voters were wrongly added to the voter purge list, with errors found in four of Ohio’s 88 counties so far.