Even with both the 2020 presidential election and 2021 municipal primary election in the rearview mirror, election policies and procedures are still taking up plenty of oxygen across Pennsylvania. The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania this week called on lawmakers to give counties more time to count mail-in ballots, a change they’ve been seeking for well over a year. But while Pennsylvania counties wait for the legislature to take action, a decision in Philadelphia to count undated mail-in ballots led to the city commissioners reversing that decision. It came after they received pushback from both Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration and legislative Republicans — a rare partnership, these days, in Harrisburg.
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