Kathy Boockvar

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Well, the person in charge of overseeing the election in Pennsylvania was Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar. She stepped down from the job this past Sunday. So we have invited her to an exit interview to talk about what lessons she's learned and her thoughts on elections looking forward.

Kathy Boockvar, welcome back to ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. KATHY BOOCKVAR: Thanks so much for having me on, Mary Louise. KELLY: Can we just start right there, with November 7? It was a Saturday morning. Where were you when The Associated Press and the networks called Pennsylvania, which meant they called the presidency, and then Giuliani kicked off that Four Seasons parking lot press conference?
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Former Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar On The Lessons She's Learned

Think back to right after the November presidential election, when a handful of states were too close to call - Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. It was the call in Pennsylvania the morning of November 7 that handed Joe Biden the necessary electoral votes to secure the presidency. That same morning, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani made a last stand at Four Seasons Total Landscaping in Philadelphia, claiming that Biden's victory in the state was due to voter fraud.
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Thank you, Secretary Kathy Boockvar, for leading by example | Opinion

Thank you Secretary Kathy Boockvar for your outstanding service during the most hotly contested election in American history. You oversaw the first revamping of PA election laws in 80 years which included the statewide implementation of mail-in ballots during a pandemic. Working with 67 counties, each with their own equipment and processes, you led the charge to make dramatic changes.
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Pennsylvania Secretary Of State Kathy Boockvar Stepping Down After Agency Bungles Ballot Referendum For Child Sex Victims

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS/AP) – A proposed state constitutional amendment allowing lawsuits for otherwise outdated child sexual abuse claims was not advertised as required, delaying the required voter referendum for at least two years, the Wolf administration disclosed Monday. The Pennsylvania Department of State in a news release called it “simple human error” and apologized, saying the mistake was discovered late last week.
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Pa. top election official Kathy Boockvar to resign after agency bungled requirement for constitutional amendment over child sex-abuse ‘window’

Spotlight PA is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. Pennsylvania’s top election official will resign after her agency made a mistake that will delay a statewide vote on whether survivors...
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State Secretary Kathy Boockvar resigns after failure to advertise proposed constitutional amendment

Harrisburg, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf is announcing changes at the Department of State after it failed to advertise a proposed constitutional amendment that would extend retroactively the timeline for victims to file civil actions against their abusers. Because of the error, the process to amend the constitution must now start from the beginning, unless the General Assembly pursues this initiative through the bill process.
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Kathy Boockvar to resign as Pa.'s secretary of state over amendment issue

Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar will soon resign after her department failed to advertise an amendment to the state's constitution extending the statute of limitations for child sex abuse victims to file actions in civil court against their abusers, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday. Her resignation will take effect...