Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania

Active Cases

Pennsylvania Vote by Mail Intervention

Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. v. Boockvar

The Trump campaign filed a lawsuit against the Secretary of State and all county boards of elections in Pennsylvania. The lawsuit seeks to stop counties from allowing voters to submit ballots in drop boxes and counting absentee ballots that are not in a secrecy envelope or that have markings revealing the voter’s identity, political affiliation or candidate preference. Their lawsuit also seeks to permit poll watchers in all polling locations regardless of their county of residence. On behalf of Priorities USA and the Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans, we intervened and filed a motion to dismiss the case.

Impact

Pennsylvania Four Pillars

Crossey v. Boockvar

We sued Pennsylvania on behalf of individual voters and the Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans to ensure free and fair elections during the unprecedented public health crisis caused by COVID-19. While Pennsylvania recently allowed no-excuse absentee voting, voters will still encounter numerous obstacles when requesting a mail ballot. We challenged Pennsylvania on all four of our vote by mail pillars: prepaid postage, postmark date, community ballot collection and signature matching training and voter notification.