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Jun 24, 2019, 11:30 ET Public Joins Celebration of 100th Anniversary of Pennsylvania Vote for Women's Suffrage

Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar joined officials and members of the public in the Capitol Rotunda to commemorate today's 100th anniversary...


Jun 21, 2019, 13:11 ET Historic Women's Suffrage Records Will Be Displayed on 100th Anniversary of PA Ratification

As part of the 100th anniversary commemoration of women gaining the right to vote, Pennsylvania's original document ratifying the 19th Amendment to...


Jun 20, 2019, 10:39 ET Pennsylvania Counties Reach Another Milestone with New Voting Systems

Pennsylvania's progress in upgrading its election equipment reached an important milestone on Wednesday, with half of counties now having taken...


Jun 19, 2019, 15:00 ET Pennsylvania Participates in U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security's Cyber Training to Secure Elections

As part of the continuous effort to strengthen election security, Pennsylvania and county officials participated today in a national cyber training...


May 29, 2019, 15:40 ET 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 ...


May 21, 2019, 21:28 ET Pennsylvania Acting Secretary of State Reports Smooth Primary Voting

An hour after Pennsylvania's polling places closed, Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reported no major problems or incidents during today's...


May 21, 2019, 10:30 ET State Officials Assure Pennsylvanians of Election Security on Primary Day

Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar and Pennsylvania Director of Homeland Security Marcus Brown joined other state partners at the Pennsylvania...


May 20, 2019, 13:22 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Moves Election Day Operations to PEMA

To further strengthen election security, the Department of State (DOS) is moving its election-day operations for the May 21 primary to the...


May 17, 2019, 10:00 ET 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...


May 14, 2019, 15:45 ET VotesPA.com 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 ...


May 08, 2019, 12:54 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Certifies Sixth New Voting System with Paper Record and Advanced Security

Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar has certified a sixth new voting system that provides a paper record so voters can verify their choices...


May 07, 2019, 10:00 ET 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...


Apr 29, 2019, 10:30 ET Ten High Schools in Central and Northeast Pennsylvania Receive Governor's Civic Engagement Awards

Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar presented Governor's Civic Engagement Awards (GCEA) today to 10 high schools in central and northeast...


Apr 26, 2019, 10:50 ET Pennsylvania's Centre County Poll Workers Train with Upgraded Voting System

With the May 21 primary less than a month away, Centre County elections staff is preparing voters and poll workers for the rollout of new voting...


Apr 24, 2019, 13:22 ET 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...


Apr 18, 2019, 10:00 ET Pennsylvania 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...


Apr 16, 2019, 10:00 ET Pennsylvania 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...


Apr 15, 2019, 09:41 ET Primary Voter Registration Deadline is April 22

With the deadline to register to vote for the May 21 municipal primary fast approaching on April 22, Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar is...


Apr 01, 2019, 12:53 ET One-Stop Voter Registration Information at VotesPA.com

Pennsylvanians planning to vote in the May 21 municipal primary can find information about voter eligibility requirements, register to vote and check ...


Mar 26, 2019, 11:38 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Certifies Fifth New Voting System with Paper Record and Advanced Security

Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar has certified a fifth new voting system that provides a paper record for voters to verify before casting...


Mar 21, 2019, 09:30 ET Deadline Nears for Pennsylvania High Schools to Register for Governor's Civic Engagement Award

Pennsylvania high schools participating in voter registration efforts can still enroll in the Governor's Civic Engagement Award (GCEA) program. The...


Mar 18, 2019, 11:53 ET More Pennsylvania 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...


Feb 27, 2019, 14:08 ET 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...


Feb 21, 2019, 12:36 ET 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 ...


Feb 06, 2019, 11:28 ET 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...