Voting machines

Voting booths at Starr Garden Rec Center at Sixth and Lombard streets.
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Paul Kurtz
May 21, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Security is always a top priority on Election Day. In Center City and South Philadelphia, there were the usual reports of clunky voting machines. But it was a much bigger problem in the 63rd Ward polling place where all the machines went down for a short time on...
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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.
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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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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
May 07, 2019 - 4:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's new voting machines dominated the questions at Tuesday's budget hearing in City Council for the City Commissioners' office. The City Commissioners' office has 100 employees and a $12 million budget that ordinarily would have been the topic of the...
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Senate State Gov't Committee meets in the Capitol
Tony Romeo/KYW Newsradio
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A state Senate committee has advanced legislation that seeks to reign in Gov. Tom Wolf’s directive that counties replace their voting machines in time for the 2020 elections. Counties will have to select voting machines with a paper trail by the end of the year...
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This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga.
David Goldman/AP Photo, File
March 05, 2019 - 12:38 pm
By Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Time and money are running short for states to replace aging or inadequate voting machines before the 2020 presidential primaries, according to a report released Tuesday. State and local election officials in 31 states say they want to...
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FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. Time and money are running short for states to replace aging or inadequate voting machines before the 2020 presidential primaries, according to a report released Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
March 05, 2019 - 8:05 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Time and money are running short for states to replace aging or inadequate voting machines before the 2020 presidential primaries, according to a report released Tuesday. State and local election officials in 31 states say they want to replace their voting equipment before the...
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Pat Loeb
February 22, 2019 - 5:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania's Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says election officials in 18 of the state's 67 counties accepted gifts from voting machine vendors, as they consider which machines to purchase in order to comply with a state mandate. He says he wants a ban on gifts...
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Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf speaks after taking the oath for his second term.Gov. Wolf speaks after taking oath for 2nd term
Tony Romeo/KYW Newsradio
Tony Romeo
February 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- County officials are expressing reservations about Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf's proposal to help fund a mandated upgrade of the state's voting systems. Counties will have to select voting machines with a paper trail by the end of the year. In his budget...
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Paul Kurtz
December 12, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Voting rights groups in Pennsylvania are applauding the Wolf administration's decision to use voting machines beginning in 2020. Gov. Tom Wolf has been a staunch advocate of paper ballots but he officially committed to the system as part of a recent out of court...
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electronic voting machine
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David Madden
November 01, 2018 - 4:05 pm
PAULSBORO, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- As votes are cast in next week’s midterms, residents of one Gloucester County town will get to try out new electronic machines that provide a paper trail in the name of ballot accuracy and security. It could well pave the way for a similar process, maybe throughout...
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