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Voters cast ballots in primary elections on June 2, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Jim Melwert
June 09, 2020 - 3:50 pm
As officials continue counting some ballots from last week’s primary election, more results are trickling in. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania ballot
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Mike Dougherty
June 03, 2020 - 12:04 pm
Turnout for the Pennsylvania primary election was quite high, and a record number of voters — about 1.8 million — cast their ballots by mail. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf.
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KYW Staff
June 01, 2020 - 6:56 pm
After weeks of county officials in Pennsylvania scrambling to try to meet the deadline to get voters’ mail-in ballots on the eve of the election, Gov. Tom Wolf has extended the deadline.
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Jim Melwert
June 01, 2020 - 2:30 pm
Montgomery County is adding more drop-off boxes to collect mail-in ballots. The move comes as Pennsylvania counties struggle to deal with hundreds of thousands of mail-in ballot requests amid the pandemic. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's revised budget continues to get battered by opponents of both the tax increases and service cuts it proposes. And City Council heard a disturbing projection at Tuesday's budget hearing. Read more here.
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U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain
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Pat Loeb
May 21, 2020 - 6:07 pm
A former judge of elections in South Philadelphia has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he “stuffed the ballot box” in exchange for bribes from a political consultant. Read more here.
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Sign directing voters.
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Jim Melwert
May 11, 2020 - 4:38 pm
Montgomery County’s elections board has voted to adopt its “pandemic election plan” for the primary, which will significantly cut the number of polling places. Read more here.
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Voting pins
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Tony Romeo
May 04, 2020 - 6:56 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf is urging people who wish to apply for a mail-in ballot to do so now if they wish to vote in the upcoming June 2 primary. While the deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot is not until May 2, he is urging people not to wait. Read more here.
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Mail-in ballot.
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Jim Melwert
April 30, 2020 - 3:17 pm
Bucks County officials Thursday said they are taking steps to make polling places as safe as possible for the upcoming primary, but they are urging everyone to get mail-in ballots now. Read more here.
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Mail-in ballot.
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Flashpoint
March 25, 2020 - 3:36 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of State is working to implement the commonwealth’s new mail-in ballot options for voters. Officials are also making a number of policy changes to make it easier for professionals during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more here.
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