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Jim Melwert
May 27, 2020 - 4:49 pm
Montgomery County’s request for an extension of the mail-in ballot deadline was shot down by a county judge Wednesday. Read more here.
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An election worker handles vote-by-mail ballots.
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Jim Melwert
May 27, 2020 - 2:21 pm
Delaware County officials have processed about 85,000 mail-in ballot requests amid mandated stay-at-home orders — more than twice the amount of ballots that they expected. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania ballot
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Jim Melwert
May 26, 2020 - 1:31 pm
Tuesday is the last day to sign up to receive a mail-in ballot for the June 2 Pennsylvania primary. But if you haven’t mailed it back by now, it may already be too late. Read more here.
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May 21, 2020 - 4:11 pm
Some counties in Pennsylvania could see practically all of the state's pandemic restrictions on business activity and gatherings lifted in the coming days, other than social-distancing and health-monitoring guidelines that are in place to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Read the latest...
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N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy delivers a media briefing on the coronavirus pandemic in the state on April 15, 2020.
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KYW Staff
May 15, 2020 - 2:05 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed two executive orders on Friday, one allowing hospitals to resume elective surgeries starting May 26, and the other making the July 7 primary election a primarily vote-by-mail experience. Read more here.
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Mail-in ballot material
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Pat Loeb
May 14, 2020 - 8:47 am
Philadelphia would have one-quarter of the usual number of polling places for the June 2 primary under a plan approved by the city commissioners on Wednesday. The commissioners also voted to increase poll worker pay, but what they really want is for everyone to vote by mail. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
May 05, 2020 - 12:23 pm
A proposed plan in Montgomery County to keep voters and election workers as safe as possible during the coronavirus pandemic would cut the number of polling places for the June 2 primary by 60%. Read more here.
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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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Alex Poam, left, sells gloves to a customer on a street corner in Manhattan, New York, Sunday, April 26, 2020.
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AP News
April 27, 2020 - 2:37 pm
In an unprecedented move, New York has canceled its Democratic presidential primary that was scheduled for June 23 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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