election

Puerto Rico gov will not seek re-election, leaves his party
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July 21, 2019 - 6:48 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party. Ricardo Rosselló made the announcement Sunday via a brief Facebook video as hundreds of viewers...
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Former Rep. Joe Sestak is running for president.
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Justin Udo
June 23, 2019 - 12:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak has become the latest Democrat to announce a 2020 presidential bid. The retired Navy admiral who calls himself "Admiral Joe" on his campaign website joins a crowded Democratic field seeking the nomination to challenge President Donald...
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Evan Vucci/AP Photo
June 18, 2019 - 8:23 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for...
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Election Day
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David Madden
June 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — This week’s New Jersey primary election produced no surprises, but did settle one political dispute in Burlington County. Two-term Republican Assemblyman Joe Howarth was rumored to be ready to switch parties in the Eighth Legislative District, where State Senator...
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As field of presidential candidates tops 2 dozen, will voters care?
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David Madden
June 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Voters go to the polls Tuesday in the annual primary election, with nominations in the entire 80-seat General Assembly up for grabs. There are 40 districts with two seats available in each. Locally, four districts present voters with a choice. The most competitive is...
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In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, Roy Moore speaks at a rally in Fairhope, Ala.
AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File
May 29, 2019 - 10:44 am
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Moore cannot win and the "consequences will be devastating" for his party and policies if Democrats retain the...
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Election Day
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Jim Melwert
May 22, 2019 - 12:29 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An incumbent on the Chester County Board of Commissioners has been voted out, while the brother of a Montgomery County commissioner failed to make the fall ballot. Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone lost her primary race to Josh Maxwell and Marian Moskowitz...
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Jim Kenney.
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
May 21, 2019 - 9:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jim Kenney wins the Democratic primary for a second term, fending off challengers Alan Butkovitz and state Sen. Anthony Williams. . @PhillyMayor Jim Kenney went to the podium as the democratic nominee only 90-minutes after the polls closed. He thanked supporters for...
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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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