What You Need To Know

What You Need to Know: An Election Year Special Series

The election is fast approaching – how do you make sense of it all? Especially with so much information coming from a variety of both reliable and unreliable sources.

What You Need to Know is a weekly series that’ll help you understand the election process during this unprecedented time. You’ll get updates, info and the clarity you need to make informed decisions.

Every Friday morning, we take a moment to pause and look at the top stories from the Lehigh Valley and for voters in Pennsylvania, so we can help people know how to vote and ensure their votes are counted.

Get answers and find out “What You Need to Know” every Friday at 7:45 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. on 91.3 WLVR News.

Join us Monday, October 26 at 7 p.m. for a live Q&A with WLVR news directors and reporters as we answer your questions about Election 2020. RSVP to the Event HERE

Episode 4: Safety changes for in-person voting for COVID, making sure your ballot is counted & Live Q&A event

On this week’s episode we talked about how to make sure your ballot is counted, how in-person voting will be changed by COVID-19 and our Monday evening What You Need to Know live Facebook event.

Episode 3: Registering to vote, early in-person voting and mail-in ballots

This week, Brad Klein and News Director Jen Rehill discuss everything you need to know about registering to vote, early in-person voting and how to successfully cast your mail-in ballot.

Read the full story with links to resources.

Episode 2: Pa. Secretary of State asking for more time before the election to process ballots & local Lehigh Valley races

This week, Brad Klein and News Director Jen Rehill discuss calls from the state’s top election official, Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar asking legislature to give county officials more time before election day to process mail in ballots. And the still disputed races for State House between incumbent Peter Schwyer and primary challenger Enid Santiago. After her defeat she has declared as a write-in candidate in the election.

Episode 1: New mail-in drop boxes & the mistake of discarded ballots in Luzerne County

This week, WLVR’s News Director Jen Rehill talks with Brad Klein about the new drop boxes for mail-in ballots in Northampton County, the mistake of the discarded ballots in Luzerne County, and rules for poll watchers.

Read the full story HERE.


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