Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
February 05, 2020 - 4:26 pm
A Philadelphia City Council committee Wednesday approved a third ballot question for the April primary. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
November 05, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Get all your live results for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey general elections here.
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Tony Romeo
October 30, 2019 - 3:42 pm
In apparently a first in Pennsylvania’s history, a judge ruled that votes in a referendum next week about enshrining victims' rights in the state’s constitution will not be tallied or certified while a legal challenge is pending.
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Man opening vote by mail ballot
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David Madden
October 28, 2019 - 4:30 am
A lot of states offer some form of early voting, New Jersey among them. Read more here.
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It’s been a week since Pennsylvania’s primary election day, giving Montgomery County officials some time to digest feedback on the new paper-ballot voting machines.
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Jim Melwert
May 21, 2019 - 10:47 am
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Montgomery County rolled out its paper ballot voting machines this Election Day, and voters are mixed on the new — yet old-school — method. With the new machines, after you check in, you receive a paper ballot, a Sharpie, and a manila folder. Voters are then...
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First Assistant District Attorney Robert Listenbee
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Mark Abrams
May 15, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia district attorney's office plans to deploy an Election Task Force to monitor the polls during next Tuesday's primary election. First Assistant District Attorney Robert Listenbee says that, with a large ballot that includes candidates for mayor, city...
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Candidates for Philadelphia city offices pick ballot positions for the May primary by picking raffle balls out of a Horn and Hardart coffee can. When a candidate isn't present and hasn't assigned a proxy, a civil servant picks from the can.
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Pat Loeb
March 20, 2019 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Candidates for Philadelphia city offices picked ballot positions Wednesday for the May primary the old fashioned way: picking raffle balls out of a Horn and Hardart coffee can . But some of the candidates will still have one more hurdle to clear before getting on the...
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Election experts discuss paper ballot-based voting machines in Bucks County.
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Paul Kurtz
December 14, 2018 - 2:53 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania election officials are winding down a year in which they allowed the public to sample new voting systems. Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio Five vendors showed off voting machines of all shapes and sizes at an expo Thursday night in Doylestown — some more...
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Kecia Lee took a photo of the sign. Committee members at the polling place responded to her question as to why it was there with shrugs and smirks.
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Kim Glovas
November 06, 2018 - 3:15 pm
MALVERN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A handwritten sign encouraging voters to cast ballots for the Republican candidates over Dems has been taken down at a Chester County polling place, but only after one voter drew attention to it. The sign at Sugartown Elementary School in Malvern read, "Easy Ballot"...
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 Pennsylvania is one of few states that extends voting rights to incarcerated citizens and those on parole.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 05, 2018 - 6:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania is one of few states that extends voting rights to incarcerated citizens and those on parole. Across the nation, each state's voting rules vary, and eligible voters can find that their particular state's rules are difficult. For those who are incarcerated...
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