Election Day
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David Madden
June 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — This week’s New Jersey primary election produced no surprises, but did settle one political dispute in Burlington County. Two-term Republican Assemblyman Joe Howarth was rumored to be ready to switch parties in the Eighth Legislative District, where State Senator...
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Willie Brown tries the new machine under the tutelage of Election Board worker Greg Irving
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Pat Loeb
June 07, 2019 - 4:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia election officials rolled out new voting machines for public inspection Friday. “Hi, would you like to try the new voting machine for November's election? Come on over,” said Rich Vito to lunch crowds at Reading Terminal Market. Vito explained the machine...
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As field of presidential candidates tops 2 dozen, will voters care?
Jim Melwert
June 06, 2019 - 7:25 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Write-in votes in Montgomery County’s primary election have been counted. There were more than 2,000 write-ins for Republican district attorney, and now we know who will be on that side of the ballot in the fall. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin...
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Voters are going to the polls to elect a president to succeed Dalia Grybauskaite, who has completed her maximum two terms in office.
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May 26, 2019 - 9:56 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Across Europe, anti-EU populists and proponents of closer unity made a final push for support Sunday as 21 nations went to the polls in a continent-wide battle for influence at the European Parliament. Right-wing nationalists who want to slash immigration into Europe and return...
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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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Tim Jimenez
May 21, 2019 - 11:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The polls are open until 8 p.m. in Pennsylvania. Voters started to cast their ballots at 7 a.m. this morning. Among the first to vote at Add B. Anderson School was one of the three Democratic candidates for mayor, Pennsylvania state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams. He’s...
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Pat Loeb
May 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia voters: Remember to go way, way down to the bottom of the ballot. After you've selected all your candidates, you need to vote on four ballot questions. Two of the questions are going to be an easy "yes" for most people. One asks to remove gender specific...
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Sign directing voters.
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Kristen Johanson
May 20, 2019 - 6:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The focus of this year's primary in Pennsylvania is at the local level, but there are state and county-wide judgeships to be decided as well, and one nonpartisan group argues judicial candidates are the most important picks you'll make on a ballot. Judges may have a...
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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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