Midterm Election

Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
December 14, 2018 - 1:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners has been crunching the numbers since Election Day to get some insight into voting patterns, and it found a promising trend among young voters. Commissioner Al Schmidt compared voting, by age, from this November...
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David Madden
November 14, 2018 - 9:26 pm
TOMS RIVER, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — More than a week after ballots were cast, South Jersey Congressman Tom MacArthur has conceded to his Democratic opponent Andy Kim. MacArthur, a two-term Republican representing Burlington and Ocean Counties in the 3rd District, used Facebook to inform supporters he...
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John Fetterman
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Justin Udo
November 06, 2018 - 9:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's reelection win means the state gets a new democratic lieutenant governor. Until Tuesday, John Fetterman's highest elected position was the mayor of the small western Pennsylvania town of Braddock, an office he said will help him in his new...
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Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.
AP Photo/Steve Helber
November 06, 2018 - 8:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Senate elections (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia has turned back a challenge by Republican Patrick Morrisey to win his second full-term in a state carried by President Donald Trump. Manchin survived the most difficult...
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Amber McAlister votes during the New York presidential primary election at the Lutheran Church on Winton Road.
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David Madden
November 04, 2018 - 10:00 pm
GLASSBORO, NJ (KYW Newradio) -- If you want proof that there’s heightened interest in Tuesday’s midterm elections, you need look no further than New Jersey where the number of voters opting to exercise their franchise by mail is up, dramatically. Four years ago in the midterm general election, 143,...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
November 03, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Congressional races have gotten a lot of attention this campaign season, but some of the tightest races in Pennsylvania are for the state legislature. State house and senate districts are as gerrymandered as congressional districts were before the recent court...
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Hate Speech
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Kim Glovas
November 03, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the midterm election set for Tuesday, a communications expert is asking voters to pay attention to the rhetoric of politicians. Billie Murray is an associate professor of communications at Villanova University. She says hate speech often uses coded words to send...
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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
November 03, 2018 - 11:57 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- There’s a new congressional map in Pennsylvania for this year’s election, and for the first time in decades, the bulk of Montgomery County is its own district. Here is a look at the candidates vying for that seat in the House of Representatives. Montgomery County’...
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Parkland students, get out the vote
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November 03, 2018 - 11:36 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Nine months after 17 classmates and teachers were gunned down at their Florida school, Parkland students are finally facing the moment they've been leading up to with marches, school walkouts and voter-registration events throughout the country: their first Election Day. The...
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Twitter application in use
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November 03, 2018 - 11:18 am
By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business (CNN) -- Twitter said Friday that it had deleted thousands of automated accounts that were posting messages discouraging people from voting in Tuesday's midterm elections. Most of the accounts were posing as Democrats, Twitter said. "We removed a series of accounts...
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