Election Day

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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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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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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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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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Bucks County Congressional Race
Jim Melwert
November 01, 2018 - 10:22 pm
NORRISTOWN (KYW Newsradio) -- Bucks County has become a battleground as Republicans and Democrats wrestle for control of the U-S House of Representatives. Pundits say the congressional race in Bucks County might be the only viable seat for the GOP in southeastern Pennsylvania. Incumbent Republican...
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New Jersey Election
David Madden
November 01, 2018 - 9:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- In Tuesday's midterms, New Jersey’s 12 congressional seats are up for grabs. Perhaps the most contentious, and most expensive one can be found in the 3rd district, covering Burlington and Ocean Counties. That’s where we find incumbent Republican Tom MacArthur and...
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electronic voting machine
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David Madden
November 01, 2018 - 4:05 pm
PAULSBORO, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- As votes are cast in next week’s midterms, residents of one Gloucester County town will get to try out new electronic machines that provide a paper trail in the name of ballot accuracy and security. It could well pave the way for a similar process, maybe throughout...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Justin Udo
November 01, 2018 - 3:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election scammers have been making their rounds this year, whether they are asking for donations over the phone, prompting you to give confidential information, or telling you to register or vote over the phone. Political predators are using this election season to...
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Election Day
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Hadas Kuznits
November 01, 2018 - 11:20 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Midterm elections take place on Tuesday, and one Philadelphia official is urging residents to start thinking now about fitting voting into their day . "Set a goal to be a voter," said City Commissioner Chair Lisa Deeley. "We're a very busy society. People work one and...
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