Tag: Luzerne County

House Democrat Sues Pennsylvania County Board of Elections for Failing to Certify Election Results

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.) on Tuesday sued the board of elections of a Pennsylvania county that didn’t have enough paper ballots on Election Day for failing to certify his victory by the Nov. 28 deadline. Cartwright was named the winner on Nov. 9, over Trump-endorsed business owner Jim Bognet, a Republican, in Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District. The…


Pennsylvania County Does Not Certify Nov. 8 Election After Running Out of Paper Ballots

A county in Pennsylvania that didn’t have enough paper ballots on Election Day failed to certify the results of the Nov. 8 midterms by Monday, the deadline. The Luzerne County Board of Elections split 2–2 to certify the results, while one member abstained from voting. It’s unclear what the next steps are. Republican board members Alyssa…


Pennsylvania County That Ran Out of Paper Ballots Fails to Certify Election Results

A county in Pennsylvania that didn’t have enough paper ballots on Election Day failed to certify the results of the Nov. 8 midterms by the Nov. 28 deadline. The Luzerne County Board of Elections split 2–2 to certify the results, while one member abstained from voting. It’s unclear what the next steps are. Republican board members…


Judge Orders Pennsylvania County Polling Sites Stay Open Later Due to Paper Shortages

A judge in Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County has ordered all polling sites to remain open for two additional hours after paper shortages cropped up during the midterm elections. Court of Common Pleas Judge Lesa Gelb entered the order after hearing from county officials, who lodged a petition on Nov. 8 for extended hours. “Voters in Luzerne…


Judge Orders Pennsylvania County Polling Sites to Stay Open Late Due to Paper Shortages

A judge in Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County ordered all polling sites to remain open for two additional hours after paper shortages cropped up during the midterm elections. Court of Common Pleas Judge Lesa Gelb entered the order after hearing from county officials, who lodged a petition on Nov. 8 for extended hours. “Voters in Luzerne County…


Mail-In Ballots Fail to Arrive for Pennsylvania Special Election

Mail-in ballots for hundreds of voters in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania failed to arrive for a special election on Tuesday. Slightly over 300 people did not receive the ballots for the election in the 116th Legislative District, which is being held to elect a successor for Republican state Rep. Tarah Toohil, according to local media reports….


Dominion Responds After Pennsylvania Election Officials Report ‘Coding Error’ With Voting Machines

Election officials in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, reported issues with voting equipment at polling places on Tuesday, prompting a response from Dominion Voting Systems. Voters told PAHomepage and local officials that they reported incorrect labeling on electronic ballots in Luzerne County, located in the northeastern part of the state. Luzerne County Director of Elections Bob Morgan…