voter fraud

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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Pat Loeb
August 15, 2019 - 3:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Board of Elections voted Thursday to keep a $29 million dollar contract with Election Systems & Software (ES&S) for new voting machines. The contract was up for review, after the city controller discovered that the company failed to disclose...
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Election official Mary Wickersham enters selections into a voting machine during a public accuracy testing of Election Day voting machines, Oct. 23, 2018 in Minnesota.
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Pat Loeb
August 14, 2019 - 3:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Board of Elections has scheduled a special meeting for Thursday to consider canceling a $29 million contract with Election Systems & Software, or ES&S, for new voting machines, after the city controller found the company failed to disclose...
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Election official Mary Wickersham enters selections into a voting machine during a public accuracy testing of Election Day voting machines, Oct. 23, 2018 in Minnesota.
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Tony Romeo
July 05, 2019 - 1:32 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a controversial bill Friday that would have eliminated the straight-party ticket option on voting machines. Senate Bill 48 — passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature in the final days before summer recess — would have provided up to $90...
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May 06, 2019 - 12:54 pm
(Associated Press) — Microsoft announced an ambitious effort it says will make voting secure, verifiable and more transparent with open-source software. Two of the three top U.S elections vendors have expressed interest in potentially incorporating the software into their voting systems. The...
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Sen. Robert Menendez
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Steve Tawa
April 29, 2019 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez wants Congress to take steps to secure the nation’s election infrastructure and shore up voting systems, treating the "Mueller report like a preview of what's to come." Menendez, citing the Mueller report findings that Russia...
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Election experts discuss paper ballot-based voting machines in Bucks County.
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Paul Kurtz
December 14, 2018 - 2:53 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania election officials are winding down a year in which they allowed the public to sample new voting systems. Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio Five vendors showed off voting machines of all shapes and sizes at an expo Thursday night in Doylestown — some more...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Justin Udo
November 01, 2018 - 3:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election scammers have been making their rounds this year, whether they are asking for donations over the phone, prompting you to give confidential information, or telling you to register or vote over the phone. Political predators are using this election season to...
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pa voter database
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Ian Bush
October 16, 2018 - 1:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Voter records are generally considered public information. But that doesn't mean states permit that personal data to be splashed online. Pennsylvania's database is posted to a website that's a favorite of hackers. Names, addresses, birthdays, and phone numbers are...
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The logo of social networking site Facebook is reflected on the screen of a smartphone resting on a laptop keyboard.
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October 16, 2018 - 9:43 am
(CBS News) -- Facebook is cracking down on the spread of false information in the final weeks before the midterm elections. The world's largest social network says it will ban fake content designed to suppress voter turnout. The announcement comes just two weeks after Facebook says hackers...
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Dreamstime
Ian Bush
June 11, 2018 - 3:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Russian hackers tried to attack Pennsylvania's election in the run-up to the 2016 presidential vote. Now, the Wolf administration says it's taking action to secure the next election. "Hackers targeted voter registry systems. Fortunately, at least to the best of our...
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