14,000 Pennsylvanians Join All Voting is Local and Pennsylvania Voice to Learn About Voting Options During COVID-19

PHILADELPHIA - All Voting is Local and Pennsylvania Voice held a virtual town hall Thursday to discuss the voting by mail option and the consolidation of polling places ahead of Pennsylvania’s June 2 primary amid COVID-19 safety concerns. State officials and voting rights advocates, along with a language access specialist, reached more than 14,000 Pennsylvania voters with details about the rescheduled primary, information about recently announced polling place closures in Philadelphia, and resources for non-native English speakers.

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All Voting is Local and Pennsylvania Voice to Host Pennsylvania Tele Town Hall to Address Concerns About Voting During COVID-19

PHILADELPHIA - At 7:30 p.m. ET on May 14, All Voting is Local and Pennsylvania Voice will hold a virtual town hall where state officials will encourage voting by mail during Pennsylvania’s June 2 primary election amid safety concerns around COVID-19. The event aims to educate Pennsylvanians on how to vote by mail, especially non-native English speakers; clarify confusion around the rescheduled primary; and address concerns voters have about voting in the era of COVID-19.

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Civil Rights Groups Urge Pennsylvania Officials to Remove Barriers to Voting By Mail Ahead of June 2 Primary

HARRISBURG - All Voting is Local, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and 17 voting rights organizations called on Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar and other officials to improve access to voting-by-mail for all Pennsylvanians for the June 2 primary, particularly for non-English speakers and people who lack a PennDOT ID.

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Pennsylvania Election Officials Must Act Now to Comply with New Registration Law

All Voting is Local, the ACLU of Pennsylvania, the Campaign Legal Center (CLC), Ceiba, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and Protect Democracy sent a letter to election officials in seven Pennsylvania counties Friday warning that voters will be disenfranchised if those jurisdictions do not comply with the commonwealth’s new law--Act 77--which shortens the window to process voter registrations from 30 days to 15.

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