Election Day

Voting booths at Starr Garden Rec Center at Sixth and Lombard streets.
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Paul Kurtz
May 21, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Security is always a top priority on Election Day. In Center City and South Philadelphia, there were the usual reports of clunky voting machines. But it was a much bigger problem in the 63rd Ward polling place where all the machines went down for a short time on...
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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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Pat Loeb
May 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia voters: Remember to go way, way down to the bottom of the ballot. After you've selected all your candidates, you need to vote on four ballot questions. Two of the questions are going to be an easy "yes" for most people. One asks to remove gender specific...
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Voting Booth
Mike DeNardo
January 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A resolution introduced by City Councilman Bobby Henon encourages more Philadelphia charter schools to become polling places on Election Day. The resolution calls on city charter schools to close or change their schedules on election days, so that they can become...
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Gavel
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Cherri Gregg
November 16, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The ACLU of Pennsylvania and other civil rights groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Commonwealth challenging the rules on absentee ballots. It claims the laws disenfranchise voters. According to the lawsuit brought on behalf of the nine voters and the ACLU,...
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Voters showed up by the dozens to put their “I Voted” stickers on the headstone, an Election Day ritual that pays homage to the voting rights pioneer.
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November 06, 2018 - 8:07 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Voters showed up by the dozens to put their "I Voted" stickers on the headstone of Susan B. Anthony, an Election Day ritual that pays homage to the voting rights pioneer. Deborah L. Hughes, President and CEO of National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House, said there were...
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President Donald Trump
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November 06, 2018 - 7:31 pm
(CBS News) — Early exit poll results suggest that President Donald Trump was a factor that significantly affected voting for the House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections. Nearly two-thirds of those voters said Mr. Trump was a factor. One quarter of those casting a House ballot said...
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Hadas Kuznits
November 06, 2018 - 6:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For those who don't have access to Uber or Lyft there is an Election Day service called Carpool Vote. Carpool Vote car sharing service specifically helps voters get free rides to their polling places. But on Election Day the company's website experienced some...
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A young museum-goer gets ready to cast his ballot for his favorite toy at the Please Touch Museum.
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Antionette Lee
November 06, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Adults weren't the only one voting on Election Day. Dozens of kids also got a piece of the democratic action at the Please Touch Museum — by casting their ballots for their favorite toy candidates. The three candidates were Slinky, Thomas the Tank Engine and...
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Gov. Tom Wolf (second from right) greets voters at Relish restaurant along Ogontz Avenue before he and other top Democratic politicians voted in York County.
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Kristen Johanson
November 06, 2018 - 3:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the middle of the election chaos, some of the top Democratic leaders in the city and state rallied together for lunch in Northwest Philadelphia Tuesday. Dozens of politicians lined up for lunch at Relish restaurant along Ogontz Avenue before they went off to vote...
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