Thousands of Registered Voters Potentially Disenfranchised in Pennsylvania

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Thousands of Pennsylvania voters were disenfranchised in the November elections due to administrative delays, according to a new report from Keystone Votes—an alliance of non-profit organizations with the stated goal of modernizing the state's election system.

The group found that as many as 26,000 Pennsylvania residents who had submitted voter registration applications on time may have been unable to vote or may have seen their ballot discounted as a result of their applications either being lost or processed too late. Most of those voters were in Philadelphia.

"That number could increase if the Department of State or other agencies investigate further," the report states.

President Donald Trump won Pennsylvania in November by a margin of nearly 67,500 votes.

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