Pa. moves a step closer to first major overhaul of election rules in more than 80 years

Jan Murphy | Tuesday, October 19, 2019, Harrisburg Patriot News

Pennsylvania’s election rules could be in for their first major overhaul in more than 80 years if bipartisan-backed legislation approved by the state House of Representatives on Tuesday reaches Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk.

The House voted 138-61 to approve an election reform legislation that has Wolf’s support as well as the Senate’s majority Republicans that not only provides a new voting option starting with next year’s elections but also provides counties with $90 million to help cover the cost of replacing their voting machines with ones that have a paper trail.

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