Katherine Culliton-González is senior counsel at Demos (the people), a New York-based nonpartisan, nonprofit voter-rights group active in litigating voting issues, including Pennsylvania’s voter ID law, ruled unconstitutional in 2014.
“Pennsylvania has a history. And it continues to create barriers to the ballot,” she says, “from lack of language access to a lack of poll worker training, no early voting. It not only complicates voting but it sets up real barriers to voters.”
She notes that like 35 other states, Pennsylvania does have online voter registration. I’d note it was put in place in 2015 by Gov. Wolf, 13 years after state law allowed it. [...]