Have you voted yet? Pennsylvanians no longer have to wait until Election Day to cast their vote in this presidential election year. That’s especially good news considering the pandemic when you might want to avoid long lines and the possibility of poor social distancing at your polling place on Election Day. But there’s a catch: you must request a mail-in ballot by October … [Read more...] about It’s Not Too Late for Early Voting in Pennsylvania!
Our mail-in ballots arrived yesterday, and Susan and I just got back from dropping off our completed, signed and sealed ballots at the official ballot drop box in Quakertown for Bucks County voters. There was no line, but it was a very busy place, people in and out constantly while we were there. After all the issues regarding the United States Postal Service recently and … [Read more...] about I Voted!
News and Notes 5
Lost Wages Assistance Program Good news! Pennsylvania has finally been approved to pay an extra $300/week in disaster-assistance benefits as part of the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) Program from the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA). That means if you’re already collecting unemployment compensation because of COVID-19, you may be eligible to receive … [Read more...] about News and Notes 5
Voting by Mail — An Update
Yesterday I received my official ballot to vote in Pennsylvania’s Primary Election on June 2, 2020. I had requested it a few weeks ago when the pandemic was at its peak, not knowing if I’d be able to get out and vote but not wanting to miss the opportunity to express my opinion at the polls. Voting by mail is certainly not new. It started in the 1860s during the Civil … [Read more...] about Voting by Mail — An Update
Voting by Mail
For my Pennsylvania friends — will you vote by mail in Pennsylvania's primary election on June 2nd? Pennsylvania's primary election was originally scheduled for today, April 28, 2020, but the Pennsylvania State Senate has postponed it until June 2, 2020, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I signed up yesterday to have a ballot mailed to me — go to https://votespa.com if you … [Read more...] about Voting by Mail