Election Day

Willie Brown tries the new machine under the tutelage of Election Board worker Greg Irving
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Pat Loeb
June 07, 2019 - 4:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia election officials rolled out new voting machines for public inspection Friday. “Hi, would you like to try the new voting machine for November's election? Come on over,” said Rich Vito to lunch crowds at Reading Terminal Market. Vito explained the machine...
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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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Tim Jimenez
May 21, 2019 - 11:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The polls are open until 8 p.m. in Pennsylvania. Voters started to cast their ballots at 7 a.m. this morning. Among the first to vote at Add B. Anderson School was one of the three Democratic candidates for mayor, Pennsylvania state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams. He’s...
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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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Jim Melwert
May 20, 2019 - 6:02 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Suburban voters are going to have plenty of decisions to make this upcoming Election Day. Start with the race for the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners. Democratic incumbents Ken Lawrence and Val Arkoosh will look to fend off a primary challenge from...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday’s primary election for Philadelphia city offices is going to be a bloated ballot and those high numbers could give some nontraditional candidates a better shot. The offices up for election include, the mayor, city council, ten district council seats and five...
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Pat Loeb
May 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's primary is this Tuesday and in Philadelphia, that means voters will choose nominees for most city offices, including mayor and city council. It's an uphill battle for candidates who want to challenge any of the incumbent district council members. Jannie...
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May 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Democratic primary for City Council-at-large features a field of 28 candidates for five slots on the November ballot. There are three incumbents and two candidates endorsed by the city committee, but several others in the field are serious threats to...
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Pat Loeb
February 22, 2019 - 5:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania's Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says election officials in 18 of the state's 67 counties accepted gifts from voting machine vendors, as they consider which machines to purchase in order to comply with a state mandate. He says he wants a ban on gifts...
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