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September 17, 2019 02:00 PM
By: Rachel Boss, Community Impact Manager, Bureau of Campaign Finance & Civic Engagement

The PA Department of State is thrilled to kick off the third year of the Governor's Civic Engagement Award (GCEA) program.


September 12, 2019 04:00 PM
By: Staff

Poll workers are the unsung heroes of our democracy. They are the friendly, helpful folks you see at your polling place every election day.


September 04, 2019 09:00 AM
By: Abby Daniels, Guest Blogger

I remember being a young child and tagging along with my parents on election day as they cast their votes at the polls. I was fascinated...


July 24, 2019 10:00 AM
By: Zakiya Nickens, Clerk Typist 2 in the Corporation Bureau

Learn how we assist PA business owners & entrepreneurs with starting, sustaining and expanding their companies.


July 09, 2019 10:00 AM
By: Kaitlin Murphy, Deputy Press Secretary

State Athletics Executive Director Greg Sirb wins prestigious award from Boxing Writers Association of America.


Tags: Voting, History
June 25, 2019 11:00 AM
By: Kaitlin Murphy, Deputy Press Secretary

Pennsylvania's early embrace of women's suffrage played a crucial role in the movement.


June 10, 2019 12:00 PM

A journey through our country’s heartbreaking and inspiring civil and voting rights history.


May 16, 2019 12:00 PM

A statewide audit work group is developing models to augment PA's post-election audit process.


May 01, 2019 12:00 PM
By: Tiffany Chang Lawson, Director of the Bureau of Campaign Finance & Civic Engagement

​In the GCEA's second year, 63 schools participated, registering to vote more than 3,000 eligible students. Twenty-three schools won awards.


April 18, 2019 02:00 PM
By: Kaitlin Murphy, Deputy Press Secretary

What do the Easter Bunny, Easter baskets and many Passover Seder menus have in common?