Voters

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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Henry Williams receives his ballot from first time election judge Kimberly Sims at United Faith Baptist Church in Rockford, Ill., Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
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AP News
March 18, 2020 - 9:45 am
Voting rights groups and the head of the Democratic National Committee want the states with remaining primary elections to offer voting by mail as a way to ensure that voters can safely cast their ballots amid the coronavirus outbreak. A quick and easy fix? Not always. Read more here.
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In this March 3, 2020 photo, Democratic presidential candidate former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg waits to speak at a news conference, in the Little Havana neighborhood, in Miami.
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AP News
March 04, 2020 - 10:18 am
Billionaire Mike Bloomberg ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. It was a stunning collapse for the former New York City mayor, who had his 2020 hopes on the Super Tuesday states and drained more than $500 million of his...
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Voting pins.
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Tony Romeo
February 11, 2020 - 3:15 pm
The coming April 28 primary election will be the first in which Pennsylvanians can vote by mail, and now, state officials have launched an online app so you can apply for a ballot. Read more here.
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Mobile app planning
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Shara Dae Howard
February 10, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Newly elected City Commissioner Omar Sabir believes an app that would make voting easier is exactly what Philadelphia needs to bring young voters out to the polls. So he is leading the charge to build and launch one. Read more here.
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MLK Day of Service at Girard College
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Cherri Gregg
January 20, 2020 - 1:54 pm
About 150,000 volunteers dispersed across the greater Philadelphia region for the 25th annual Martin Luther King Day of Service. And as the 2020 election approaches, leaders took the time to emphasize the importance and history of voting in the U.S. Read more here.
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Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service
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Cherri Gregg
January 08, 2020 - 2:44 pm
The 25th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service is less than two weeks away. This year’s theme: Be counted. Read more here.
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Delaware County Council
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Jim Melwert
January 06, 2020 - 3:10 pm
Three recently elected Democrats were sworn in as Delaware County Council members Monday, not only ending Republican rule dating back to the Civil War, but also giving Democrats a 5-0 majority. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces a five-point Computer Science for ALL State Plan and FY20 Funding Opportunities at Bridgewater-Raritan High School
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David Madden
December 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
New Jersey voters will decide next November whether to legalize recreational marijuana for adult use. The governor promises to work for its approval, although he’s clearly not thrilled with waiting a year to get it done. Read more here.
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