voter registration

Dreamstime
Ian Bush
February 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania's voter registration database was among those targeted by Russia in the run up to the 2016 election, according to the Department of Homeland Security. But a new report finds that's far from the only threat to elections in the state. It could be a $125...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, talks with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., right, and her mother Blanca Ocasio-Cortez, center, during a ceremonial swearing-in.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo
January 04, 2019 - 7:38 am
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are unveiling a comprehensive elections and ethics reform package that targets what they call a "culture of corruption in Washington" and aims to reduce the role of money in politics. The bill, among the first to be considered as...
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Paul Kurtz
October 19, 2018 - 7:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia attorney who has taken over as chair of a national voting rights advocacy group is focusing on Pennsylvania and other states that cling to what he says are outdated and restrictive voting laws. Early voting is catching on in many states. But if you live...
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Election Day
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Hadas Kuznits
October 07, 2018 - 9:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you haven't done it yet, time is running out. The deadline to register to vote for the upcoming November midterm elections is Tuesday by midnight. "It's a two-part process," explained Lisa Deeley, Philadelphia city commissioner chair. "The first part, you have to...
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As a way to energize a new generation of voters, the Community College of Philadelphia held an event Monday as part of Constitution Day in hopes of registering new voters.
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
September 17, 2018 - 6:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As a way to energize a new generation of voters, the Community College of Philadelphia held an event Monday as part of Constitution Day in hopes of registering new voters. Dozens of students roamed through the booths, registering to vote, learning how to use the...
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Michelle Obama
AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
August 06, 2018 - 5:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is marking the 53rd anniversary of the Voting Rights Act by urging Americans to participate in a week of action to get people signed up to vote. The former first lady, a co-chairwoman of a nonpartisan organization to encourage voting, announced Monday that the When...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Cameron Kasky, far right, announces in Parkland, Fla. that this summer the students of March For Our Lives are making stops across America to get young people educated, registered and motivated to vote.
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Shara Dae Howard
July 26, 2018 - 8:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New target analysis of youth voter registration following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, indicates young voters are definitely paying attention. "Pennsylvania stood out above every state that we looked at. We looked at 39 of 50...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2017, file photo, spectators look down on the Nevada State Assembly on the opening day of the Legislative Session in Carson City, Nev. Nevada voters could soon make history by electing the country's first female-majority state legislature. Women, after winning a record number of primary contests last month, could make up nearly two-thirds of the statehouse by Nov. 7, 2018. AP Photo/Lance Iversen, file)
July 23, 2018 - 10:14 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada voters could soon make history by electing the country's first female-majority state legislature. Women, after winning a record number of primary contests last month, could make up nearly two-thirds of the statehouse by Nov. 7, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported . "In the...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
April 17, 2018 - 7:01 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey is making it easier for residents to register to vote. With a stroke of a pen, Governor Phil Murphy made New Jersey the 12th state in the nation, along with Washington DC, to automatically register people to vote or update their information in dealings with...
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