April 23, 2020

Media Coverage of Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans’ Lawsuit Over Absentee Ballot Procedures

Press Releases

U.S. Supreme Court Again Denies Republican Effort to Block Pennsylvania’s Extended Ballot Receipt Deadline (includes link to copy of denial), October 28

Pennsylvania District Court Dismisses Trump Campaign Challenge to Use of Ballot Drop Boxes (includes link to judge’s ruling and opinion), October 10

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Retiree Demands for Mail Ballots (see also Justice Baer Majority Opinion, Justice Wecht Concurring Opinion, Justice Donohue Concurring and Dissenting Opinion, Chief Justice Saylor Concurring and Dissenting Opinion), September 17

Secretary of the Commonwealth Withdraws Objection to Extending Ballot Receipt Deadline (includes link to Pennsylvania’s filing), August 13

Pennsylvania Alliance press release (includes link to the full complaint), April 22

Media Coverage

At SCOTUS, Big Law Vets Face Off Over Mailed Ballots in Pennsylvania
The National Law Journal, October 26

GOP asks Supreme Court again to block PA ballot extension
Martinsville Bulletin, October 24

High court allows 3-day extension for Pennsylvania ballots
Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 20

GOP asks Supreme Court to halt mail voting extension in Pennsylvania
The Hill, September 28

Democratic Group Wins Lawsuits Relaxing Absentee Voting Restrictions in Michigan, Pennsylvania
Legal Reader, September 21

Pennsylvania’s top court extends mailed ballot return deadline, approves drop boxes ahead of vote-by-mail surge forecast for November.
WITF, September 18

Court battles shift mail-in voting deadlines in battleground states Michigan and Pennsylvania
Axios, September 18

USPS says Pennsylvania mail ballots may not be delivered on time, and state warns of ‘overwhelming’ risk to voters
The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 13

U.S. Postal Service warns that Pennsylvania’s mail-in ballot laws could cause some votes not to be counted
CBS News, August 14

U.S. Postal Service warns Pennsylvania that mail-in ballots may be delivered too late
NBC News, August 13

U.S. Postal Service warns that Pennsylvania’s mail-in ballot laws could cause some votes not to be counted
WJTV Channel 12 News, August 14

A key Democratic group is suing to ease Pennsylvania’s vote-by-mail laws
The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 22, 2020

Pennsylvania governor lays out coronavirus reopening plan
Washington Post via AP, April 22, 2020

*The Alliance lawsuit is discussed within a larger story about Governor Wolf’s plan to re-open Pennsylvania in this and many of the below stories.

Pennsylvania governor lays out coronavirus reopening plan
The New York Times via AP, April 22, 2020

NBC Philadelphia, April 22

CBS Harrisburg, April 22

NBC Pittsburgh, April 23 

FOX Pittsburgh, April 23

FOX Harrisburg, April 23

Legal action seeks allowing ballots delayed in mail 
The Herald, Sharon, PA, April 23

Lancaster Online
Lancaster, PA, April 22

Wilkes-Barre Times Leader
Wilkes-Barre, PA, April 22

Cumberland Sentinel
Cumberland County, PA, April 22

Lewistown Sentinel
Lewistown, PA, April 23

Indiana Gazette
Indiana County, PA, April 23

Williamsport Sun Gazette
Williamsport, PA, April 23, 2020

WKOK Radio 
Lewisburg, PA, April 23, 2020

WITF Radio 
Harrisburg, PA, April 22, 2020

KTAR radio 
Phoenix, AZ, April 22, 2020

NBC, Albuquerque, NM, April 22, 2020

Stamford Advocate
Stamford, CT, April 22, 2020

Mankato Free Press 
Mankato, MN, April 22, 2020

Killeen Daily Herald  
Killeen, TX, April 22, 2020

Indianapolis, IN, April 22, 2020

KIRO Radio
Seattle, WA, April 22, 2020

NBC, Albany, NY, April 22, 2020

ABC, Austin, MN, April 22, 2020

Lufkin Daily News
Lufkin, TX, April 22, 2020 

The Bellingham Herald
Bellingham, WA, April 22

FOX Las Vegas, April 22

Democrats sue to increase absentee ballot access in crucial swing state as pandemic rages 
Raw Story, April 22

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