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Voting

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...


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 11, 2019 08:00 AM

Local elections make a great deal of difference when it comes to the things that shape our daily lives.


Tags: Voting
December 04, 2018 08:00 AM

Paper record, paper ballot, ballot card, hand-marked ballot, machine-marked ballot, paper trail ...


October 23, 2018 03:00 PM
By: Kaitlin Murphy, Deputy Press Secretary

With the election fast approaching, today we will talk about the top five things you should know before you head to the polls.