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Governor Wolf Signs Historic Election Reform Bill Including New Mail-in Voting

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf made voting more convenient and secure by signing Act 77 of 2019, the most significant improvement to Pennsylvania’s elections in more than 80 years. The bipartisan compromise legislation takes effect for the April 2020 primary election and makes Pennsylvania a national leader with voter-friendly election reforms. The law creates a…

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Thousands of Voters Use New Online Absentee Ballot Application in First Week

Harrisburg, PA — Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Pennsylvania’s newest voting innovation – online absentee ballot applications at – is a resounding success, with nearly 4,300 voters using the system in the first week. “The success of letting people apply online for an absentee ballot proves that Pennsylvanians want voting to be more…

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Pennsylvania’s New Online Absentee Ballot Application Launches Today

Harrisburg, PA – Beginning today, Pennsylvania voters have a new option to apply online for their absentee ballot, Governor Tom Wolf announced. The mobile-friendly application site is at Voters who apply will receive their absentee ballot in the mail. Previously, voters could only complete a paper absentee ballot application and mail or hand-deliver it…

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Pennsylvania to Launch Online Application for Absentee Ballots

Harrisburg, PA – As part of Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to making voting more convenient, Pennsylvania is launching a new option for voters to apply online for an absentee ballot starting with the November election. In August 2015, Governor Wolf launched online voter registration. Since then, more than 1.4 million voter registration applications or changes…

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