Election Day

Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
November 04, 2018 - 11:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Tuesday is Election Day, but do you know who's on the ballot in Philadelphia? Lisa Deeley, Philadelphia City Commissioner Chair says it's just as important that people make an informed decision as it is that they vote in this election. She gives a rundown of the...
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Amber McAlister votes during the New York presidential primary election at the Lutheran Church on Winton Road.
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David Madden
November 04, 2018 - 10:00 pm
GLASSBORO, NJ (KYW Newradio) -- If you want proof that there’s heightened interest in Tuesday’s midterm elections, you need look no further than New Jersey where the number of voters opting to exercise their franchise by mail is up, dramatically. Four years ago in the midterm general election, 143,...
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Hate Speech
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Kim Glovas
November 03, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the midterm election set for Tuesday, a communications expert is asking voters to pay attention to the rhetoric of politicians. Billie Murray is an associate professor of communications at Villanova University. She says hate speech often uses coded words to send...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
November 03, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Congressional races have gotten a lot of attention this campaign season, but some of the tightest races in Pennsylvania are for the state legislature. State house and senate districts are as gerrymandered as congressional districts were before the recent court...
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Parkland students, get out the vote
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November 03, 2018 - 11:36 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Nine months after 17 classmates and teachers were gunned down at their Florida school, Parkland students are finally facing the moment they've been leading up to with marches, school walkouts and voter-registration events throughout the country: their first Election Day. The...
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Twitter application in use
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November 03, 2018 - 11:18 am
By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business (CNN) -- Twitter said Friday that it had deleted thousands of automated accounts that were posting messages discouraging people from voting in Tuesday's midterm elections. Most of the accounts were posing as Democrats, Twitter said. "We removed a series of accounts...
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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
November 02, 2018 - 11:08 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY (KYW Newsradio) -- Prior to this election there are no women in Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation. But that’s guaranteed to change with the winner of the Congressional seat that represents most of Delaware County and part of South Philadelphia. Republican Pearl Kim is facing...
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Cherri Gregg
November 02, 2018 - 10:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Volunteers will be out every day knocking on doors in an effort to get voters to the polls on November 6. Christian King is one of more than a dozen volunteers working the first door-knocking shifts out of St. Malachy's Church, in North Philadelphia. “Are there...
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Bucks County Congressional Race
Kim Glovas
November 02, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As we enter the final days of this election cycle, how does charisma factor into how people vote? Villanova University associate professor Vincent Lloyd, who teaches theology and religion, said there are two sides to a magnetic personality: democratic and...
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Steve Tawa
November 02, 2018 - 3:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - Calling Tuesday "the most important midterm election in a generation," Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner is deploying an election fraud task force to respond to any problems when the polls are open. Krasner says about 60 Assistant DA's and about 20...
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