primary election

As field of presidential candidates tops 2 dozen, will voters care?
Dreamstime
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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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 28, 2019 - 5:01 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — 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. “We expected a certain amount of grumbling," said Montgomery County elections board chief...
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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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First Assistant District Attorney Robert Listenbee
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Mark Abrams
May 15, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia district attorney's office plans to deploy an Election Task Force to monitor the polls during next Tuesday's primary election. First Assistant District Attorney Robert Listenbee says that, with a large ballot that includes candidates for mayor, city...
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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 14, 2019 - 3:05 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — When voters in Montgomery County head to the polls for next Tuesday’s primary election, they’ll cast their ballots on a new voting system. As in previous elections, when voters walk into a polling place they will sign the log book. But this year, rather than...
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KYW Newsradio Democratic mayoral debate
Alex Silverman/KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
May 10, 2019 - 9:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — KYW Newsradio hosted a live debate Thursday night featuring the two Democratic challengers to Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney in this month's primary election. Former Philadelphia City Controller Alan Butkovitz squared off with state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams...
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President Donald Trump greets Gov. Henry McMaster during a rally to show support for the governor at Airport High School, Monday, June 25, 2018, in West Columbia, S.C.
AP Photo/Richard Shiro
June 26, 2018 - 7:50 am
By Steve Peoples and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump is not on the ballot, but he has invested time, energy and political capital in a slate of primary contests across America that will again test his clout within his own party. Voters weigh in on...
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Xinhua/Sipa USA
David Madden
June 05, 2018 - 10:52 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — No surprises at the top of the ballot, with Democrat incumbent U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez winning renomination, although Lisa McCormick made it closer than expected. His opponent: retired pharmaceutical executive Bob Hugin, who is spending millions of dollars of his own...
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AJ Conklin takes his ballot to vote at the Oakwood Presbyterian Church precinct in State College, Pa., on Tuesday, April 26, 2016.
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Ian Bush
May 14, 2018 - 9:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday's Pennsylvania primary marks the first vote under the scrutiny of a commission on election security in the state. The Blue Ribbon Commission on Pennsylvania’s Election Security through the University of Pittsburgh will conduct a year-long examination of...
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Don Blankenship is a Republican candidate for West Virginia's U.S. Senate
Don Blankenship campaign
May 08, 2018 - 11:35 am
By Dan Merica and Eric Bradner, CNN (CNN) -- In the final days of the Republican US Senate primary in West Virginia, what was once considered improbable by the political establishment in Washington became a very real possibility: Coal baron Don Blankenship, who spent a year in prison for his...
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