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June 09, 2021 - Harrisburg, PA

Gov. Wolf Vows to Protect the Freedom to Vote Amid Attacks on Our Democracy

With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.

"Pennsylvanians deserve leaders who deliver for our families and uphold our rights," said Gov. Wolf. "Today, I reaffirm my commitment to the people of this commonwealth that I will always uphold our democracy. I will stand up for your freedom to vote, and I will not allow bad actors to put up barriers to voting."

"Not only will I stand against any efforts to roll back our freedoms, I will continue to push for changes to take down the barriers that still exist."



<a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_001.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_002.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>House Democratic Caucus Leader Joanna McClinton, Representative from Delaware and Philadelphia Counties speaking with the press.With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_003.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_004.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Acting Secretary of the Commonwealth Veronica Degraffenreid, speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_005.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Senate State Government Committee Democratic Chairman Senator Sharif Street speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_006.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>House Democratic Caucus Leader Joanna McClinton, Representative from Delaware and Philadelphia Counties speaking with the press.With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_007.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>House State Government Committee Democratic Chairman Representative Margo Davidson speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_008.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_009.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>House Democratic Caucus Leader Joanna McClinton, Representative from Delaware and Philadelphia Counties speaking with the press.With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_010.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Senate State Government Committee Democratic Chairman Senator Sharif Street speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_011.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>House Democratic Caucus Leader Joanna McClinton, Representative from Delaware and Philadelphia Counties speaking with the press.With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_013.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_014.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Senate State Government Committee Democratic Chairman Senator Sharif Street speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_015.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>House State Government Committee Democratic Chairman Representative Margo Davidson speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_016.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Senate State Government Committee Democratic Chairman Senator Sharif Street speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_017.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_018.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Acting Secretary of the Commonwealth Veronica Degraffenreid, speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_019.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>House State Government Committee Democratic Chairman Representative Margo Davidson speaking with the press.  With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_012.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Senate State Government Committee Democratic Chairman Senator Sharif Street speaking with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf.With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021 <a href="https://filesource.wostreaming.net/commonwealthofpa/photo/18815_gov_voterRights_dz_020.jpg" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Acting Secretary of the Commonwealth Veronica Degraffenreid greeting Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf.With some politicians spreading lies about our elections to divide us, Governor Tom Wolf today vowed to protect the freedom to vote and oppose legislation that would create barriers to voting and silence the voices of some Pennsylvanians. These are the same lies that led directly to the appalling assault on our U.S. Capitol and our democracy on January 6, and now, just a few short months later, the same people who fomented, encouraged, and joined that mob are again emerging to undermine the fabric of our nation.   Harrisburg, PA  June 9, 2021