Everyday life is suspended. Democracy is not.
And now it’s on officials to figure out how to keep it going as pandemic strikes during a presidential election year.
County elections officials in Pennsylvania are urging the state to postpone the April 28 primary election because of the coronavirus, and Gov. Tom Wolf has said it’s under consideration. But the national Democratic Party has asked states not to move their elections, and lawmakers in Harrisburg, especially Republican ones, appear so far unwilling to take such drastic action.