Democratic Party Loses Lawsuit Over Whether it can Have Poll Watchers in Pennsylvania Special Legislative Election

On March 17, a Pennsylvania trial court judge ruled that the Democratic Party is not permitted to have poll watchers at the special state house election of March 21. The law normally allows the two largest parties to have poll workers, who may remain inside the polling places while voting is proceeding. But the Democratic Party has no nominee on the ballot in the special 197th district election; it only has write-in candidates. The reason no Democrat is on the ballot is because the party’s original nominee was found not to be a resident of the district. See this story.


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  1. According to several news reports, irregularities did occur at the polling places in the 197th district. The words “electioneering,” and “intimidation” have been used. Both the GOP and the Greens are associating those words with the Democratic Party.

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