Voting en Civil Rights Group Holds Hearing On Voter Issues <p>As primary elections draw near, the National Commission on Voting Rights has been holding a series of hearings across the country to address issues such as voter registration, voting discrimination and ballot accessibility for those with disabilities.</p><p>Voters and voting rights activists gathered in Philadelphia last week to share their experiences and the challenges they face when going to the polls.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 08:30:00 +0000 Michael Lynch 24301 at PA to Join 23 Other States in Voter Cross-Check Program <p>The agency in charge of overseeing elections in Pennsylvania is joining 23 other states that swap voter registration rolls to check for duplicates.<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br>The commonwealth’s Department of State is looking to have the cross-check running by next year’s gubernatorial primary election.<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br>Spokesman Ron Ruman said participating states’ voter databases will be compared for duplicates, and when one is found, it’ll be sent to local election officials.<br> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 20:08:58 +0000 Mary Wilson 15158 at