voting

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Jim Melwert
May 20, 2019 - 6:02 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Suburban voters are going to have plenty of decisions to make this upcoming Election Day. Start with the race for the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners. Democratic incumbents Ken Lawrence and Val Arkoosh will look to fend off a primary challenge from...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday’s primary election for Philadelphia city offices is going to be a bloated ballot and those high numbers could give some nontraditional candidates a better shot. The offices up for election include, the mayor, city council, ten district council seats and five...
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Pat Loeb
May 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's primary is this Tuesday and in Philadelphia, that means voters will choose nominees for most city offices, including mayor and city council. It's an uphill battle for candidates who want to challenge any of the incumbent district council members. Jannie...
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May 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Democratic primary for City Council-at-large features a field of 28 candidates for five slots on the November ballot. There are three incumbents and two candidates endorsed by the city committee, but several others in the field are serious threats to...
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden addresses a crowd at the Hyatt Park community center on May 4, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina.
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Tony Romeo
May 15, 2019 - 3:36 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A new Quinnipiac University poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden leads all Democrats – and President Donald Trump – in a survey of Pennsylvania voters. In the primary, the Quinnipiac University poll shows Biden is favored by 39 percent of Democrats. His...
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Voting
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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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State senators, including Democrat Judy Schwank, spoke of momentum behind wide-ranging changes intended to make voting more convenient.
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Tony Romeo
April 30, 2019 - 4:00 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A state Senate committee heard hours of testimony on sweeping proposals to reform elections in Pennsylvania, including legislation that would allow for early voting and would allow Independents to vote in primary elections. State senators, including Democrat Judy...
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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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Senate State Gov't Committee meets in the Capitol
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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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Dreamstime
Andrew Kramer
March 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's March and you know what that means: time to make those brackets! But what if instead of college basketball teams, you had to fill your bracket with Philadelphia cheesesteak spots? Well, since Sunday is National Cheesesteak Day, that's exactly what KYW Newsradio...
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