Mail-in-ballots may hurt Pennsylvania's low-income voter turnout
Saturday, 24 October 2020 The Biden and Trump campaigns are both looking to grab Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes. Like many states, Pennsylvania has a relatively new vote-by-mail law that is supposed to help voters but, a report from ProPublica and The Philadelphia Inquirer found the new law is hurting some low-income voters. Lana Zak spoke more about the issue with Jonathan Lai from The Philadelphia Inquirer, who is the co-author of the article.
Shop workers have told their stories of being abused and assaulted in a newvideo as part of this week’s KeepingChristmasKind campaign. Shop workers whofaced abuse and threats even as they worked on the front line during thepandemic have a simple plea: “Be kind to us this Christmas.” Sammie, 32, hasworked for the Co-op for 13 years and says violence and anti-social behaviourhave spiked during the year of Covid-19. She told the PA news agency: “Someshoppers seem to blame us, the shop worker, and take it out on us if they haveto follow Government guidance and social distance. “We never know when theyare going to lash out at us – and it takes a mental toll on us. It impactsyour home-life and mental well-being.”
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One day after Pennsylvania's Supreme Court ruled that certain mail-in ballots in Allegheny and Philadelphia counties should be counted, at least one of the losing parties has asked the Supreme Court to..
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