Tag Archives: Voter ID

How York County area people reacted to striking down of voter ID law

Here are some local reactions to Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L. McGinley’s decision to strike down Pennsylvania’s voter identification law, which passed in 2012.

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What was the biggest political news story for York County this year?

There are many other possibilities. So if you’ve got another pick, leave a comment. poll by twiigs.com I’m planning to post a full list next week.

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Statewide reactions to judge’s decision to delay voter ID law

We’ve got local reactions to a judge’s decision to postpone Pennsylvania’s new voter identification requirement. Here are some statewide reactions:

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City, state and community leaders seek help preparing for new voter ID law: ‘We need all of you’

York Mayor Kim Bracey, Pennsylvania Department of State spokesman Ron Ruman and state Rep. Eugene DePasquale, D-West Manchester Township, urged people to get the proper photo IDs under the state’s new voting law — and to help their neighbors do … Continue reading

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Director of the York County Department of Elections and Voter Registration says they’ve answered questions about the new law, but haven’t yet done any significant outreach

Nikki Suchanic, director of the York County Department of Elections and Voter Registration, said that since the new voter ID law was passed, her department has received phone calls from voters, asking questions about it. But she said the department … Continue reading

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Leauge of Women Voters reacts to voter ID decision

Full release after the jump:

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Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Mike Turzai says “the integrity of each and every valid vote was upheld today”

Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny County, said “the integrity of each and every valid vote was upheld today.” His full statement after the jump:

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Comments from Libertarian Party, Green Party, and tea party leaders on Pennsylvania’s voter ID law

Some additional comments about Pennsylvania’s new voter photo ID law: York County Libertarian Party Chairman Dave Moser said in an email: “Pennsylvania’s new voter I.D. law is redundant, unconstitutional, and a repugnant example of the political wrangling that we all … Continue reading

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York County Democrats trying to reach people without photo ID in phone banks

The York County Democratic Party will be hosting a phone bank in Hanover tonight, trying to reach people without a photo ID. “We’re going to start with active Democratic voters. …And then we’re going to expand from there, ” said … Continue reading

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York County Democratic Party to hold two phone banks dedicated entirely to the voter ID issue

I mentioned this in a story earlier this week about the debate over Pennsylvania’s new law, requiring voters to show a photo ID in order to have their votes count. Here are some more details: YORK, PA – JULY 27, … Continue reading

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