election

Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
March 15, 2019 - 2:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's official. There will be four charter change questions on the May primary ballot in Philadelphia. City Council passed the final two on Thursday. Primaries are usually only for Republicans and Democrats, to nominate their candidates for the general election in...
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People inspect the list of voters as portrait of a candidate for the national legislature is displayed on the left, during the election at a polling station in Pyongyang, North Korea, Sunday, March 10, 2019.
Dita Alangkara/AP Photo
March 10, 2019 - 10:19 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Millions of North Korean voters, including leader Kim Jong Un, went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new lineup of roughly 700 members for the next session of the national legislature, though the vote was more of an endorsement than a competitive contest. Voters were...
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Mayor Jim Kenney has confirmed that, despite appearances to the contrary, he really does like his job. It was one of the lighter moments during his Thursday address to City Council in which he laid out what might be called an "election year" budget.
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Pat Loeb
March 07, 2019 - 6:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has confirmed that, despite appearances to the contrary, he really does like his job. It was one of the lighter moments during his Thursday address to City Council in which he laid out what might be called an "election year" budget. The $...
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Lincoln, a 3-year-old Nubian goat, is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the small Vermont town of Fair Haven.
Robert Layman/The Rutland Herald via AP
March 07, 2019 - 3:33 pm
FAIR HAVEN, Vt. (AP) — A 3-year-old Nubian goat named Lincoln is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the Vermont town of Fair Haven. The nanny goat was chosen this week by townspeople for the one-year post at the community's Town Meeting Day. Lincoln takes office Tuesday. The ballot of...
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Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman said Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, that Dowless was arrested after grand jury indictments alleging illegal possession of absentee ballots and obstruction of justice.
Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP, File
February 27, 2019 - 12:46 pm
UPDATED: 1:11 p.m. By Emery P. Dalesio and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina political operative at the center of a ballot fraud scandal was arrested Wednesday on criminal charges over his collection of absentee ballots in the 2016 elections and the Republican...
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Voting.
Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
February 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — On the same day Philadelphia’s Election Commissioners made the controversial decision to select new voting machines, Pennsylvania’s top elections official faced fierce questioning from state senators about Gov. Tom Wolf’s mandate that counties replace their voting...
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Philadelphia's city commissioners voted Feb. 20, 2019 to buy new voting machines by the company Election Systems & Software.
Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners
Pat Loeb
February 20, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's city commissioners voted Wednesday to buy new voting machines, over the objections of the city controller and several concerned voters. Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners The commissioners went with a Nebraska company that's been the focus of...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker
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David Madden
February 01, 2019 - 10:11 am
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is now an announced Democratic candidate for president, joining a half-dozen others already running next year. Booker met with reporters outside his Newark home. Booker’s street was adorned with Cory 2020 signs. He never mentioned...
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Howard Schultz
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January 21, 2019 - 10:05 am
By Eli Watkins, Maeve Reston, Cristina Alesci and Poppy Harlow (CNN) — Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, is exploring running for president as an independent candidate, two people familiar with his thinking told CNN. A person close to Schultz's advisers said they "are exploring a...
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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks to members of the media at her alma mater, Howard University, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 in Washington, following her announcement earlier in the morning that she will run for president.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
January 21, 2019 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-...
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