Erie County turnout low for both parties

   May 22, 2013 11:12 am

It’s become a common theme in Erie County: Low voter turnout in a municipal¬†primary once again. And Tuesday, the apathy extended to both Republicans and Democrats. The overall turnout was 26.4 percent. Broken down, that’s 25.8 percent among Republicans and 26.8 percent among Democrats. And those low numbers came¬†on a warm, sunny day when voters…

What do you think of new Pa. voter-ID law?

   March 15, 2012 7:09 am

President Barack Obama’s campaign in Pennsylvania was among the many groups to react to passage of the photo voter ID bill, approved by the state Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Tom Corbett. Here is the text of a statement released by Obama’s Pennsylvania Press Secretary Jennifer Austin: “It is unfortunate that lawmakers in…