Key GOP lawmaker eyes photo ID, signature matching as Pa. considers voting changes

The Pennsylvania House State Government Committee recently concluded a series of meetings on election oversight. Election workers are hoping for reforms that will afford them more time to prepare before election day. These include pushing back the deadline to register to vote and allowing for mail-in ballots to be processed early.  However, Committee Chair Seth Grove is also considering proposals to subject more voters to photo ID requirements and to implement a system to compare signatures on mail-in ballots with those on registration records.  Democratic Governor Tom Wolf is expected to oppose such measures. 

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