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  • Civil rights group: Changes to states' voter laws may deter Hispanic voters.

     
    From The Washington Post this morning: "In a report to be released Monday, the civil rights group Advancement Project cites the potential impact of newly restrictive photo identification laws, proof-of-citizenship requirements and late efforts in a few...
  • Court issues preliminary injunction in #VoterID case.

     
    Pennsylvanians will still have to show photo identification at the polls during the Nov. 6 general election, but they won’t be barred from voting if they don’t have it, a state court judge has ruled. In an 18-page ruling issued......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Official says Ed Sect'y Tomalis overstated cheating.

     
    Good Friday Morning Fellow Seekers. The chairwoman of an advisory group is dispiuting Pennsyvlania Education Secretary Ron Tomalis' claim that his efforts to stop cheating had caused a statewide drop in standardized test scores, our Mothership colleague...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: #VoterID, the morning after.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a rainy morning here at Capitol Ideas World HQ and we're severely undercaffeinated, so we'll dispense with the usual pleasantries and just dive right into a quick-hit roundup of the rest and the best......
  • PA judge blocks #VoterID law from taking effect in November.

     
    A state judge has blocked Pennsylvania’s tough voter-identification law from taking effect during the November election. In an 18-page ruling issued Tuesday, Commonwealth Court Judge Robert E. Simpson said he wasn’t convinced that the...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Corruption trial could kill former Sen. Musto, attorney says.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With his trial on corruption charges only weeks away, lawyers for former state Sen. Ray Musto say the northeastern Democrat is so ill from stress that the proceeding could kill him, the Times-Leader reports this......
  • Obama: You don't need an ID to vote in Pennsylvania.

     
    With confusion lingering over whether people will need to show photo identification to vote on Nov. 6 (you don't), the Obama campaign has launched a new radio spot on the requirements of the law. Listen here. The spot opens with......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: The Final Push --- the Battle for the 'Burbs.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We never thought we'd hear ourselves say this, but Pennsylvania, thank you for being the stick-in-the-mud, stuck-in-your-ways kind of state that's driven us batty for more than a decade. That's because the state's...
  • Attn: Tinfoil Hat Brigade

     
    By Megan Crepeau Here is the true price of democracy: You have to sit through dozens of campaign ads, parse every single stump speech, figure out who's electable in the downballot races and then come to terms with the fact......
  • Montgomery County officials seek extension of absentee ballot deadline.

     
    The Montgomery County Board of Elections has asked a county Court of Common Pleas judge to extend the deadline for absentee ballot applications. Earlier this week, the Corbett administration said it would extend the deadline for one day for each......
  • Election fantasies: 9 ideas to ‘fix that’

     
    Pretend for a moment — and I know this is crazy, but stick with me — but just pretend that we want it to be easy for every eligible person to vote, and for the results of elections to reflect......