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Philadelphia needs new voting machines, and they need them fast. But before officials settle on a new device, they are asking for the public's input.
Dreamstime
Justin Udo
January 10, 2019 - 8:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia needs new voting machines, and they need them fast. But before officials settle on a new device, they are asking for the public's input. Gov. Tom Wolf wants every county throughout the state to purchase a voting system with a verifiable paper trail, and...
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An exhausted Congolese independent electoral commission (CENI) official rests as results are tallied for the presidential election, at a local results compilation center in Kinshasa, Congo, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.
AP Photo/Jerome Delay
January 06, 2019 - 12:30 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's government Sunday postponed the release of the results of last weekend's presidential election, fueling suspicions President Joseph Kabila's ruling party is maneuvering to cling to power. No new date for announcing the winner of the Dec. 30 election was given...
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Congolese participate in a mock voting in the Eastern Congolese town of Beni Sunday Dec. 30, 2018.
AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro
December 30, 2018 - 10:14 am
BENI, Congo (AP) — They were barred from voting in Congo's presidential election. They voted anyway. On Sunday, thousands of men and women gathered in Beni to cast paper ballots they hoped that someone, somewhere, might take seriously. Last week, the electoral commission made the surprise decision...
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Election experts discuss paper ballot-based voting machines in Bucks County.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
December 14, 2018 - 2:53 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania election officials are winding down a year in which they allowed the public to sample new voting systems. Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio Five vendors showed off voting machines of all shapes and sizes at an expo Thursday night in Doylestown — some more...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
December 14, 2018 - 1:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners has been crunching the numbers since Election Day to get some insight into voting patterns, and it found a promising trend among young voters. Commissioner Al Schmidt compared voting, by age, from this November...
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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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(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
November 17, 2018 - 5:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With an election looming, courts earlier this year declared congressional districts in two states to be unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders. One map was redrawn. The other was not. The sharply contrasting outcomes that resulted on Election Day in Pennsylvania and...
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This combination of May 20, 2018, photos shows Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, left, and Brian Kemp in Atlanta.
AP Photos/John Amis, File
November 16, 2018 - 8:08 am
By Bill Barrow and Kate Brumback, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams' campaign and legal team is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor's race that could leave the state's Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting. The Democrat...
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Voter
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Hadas Kuznits
November 06, 2018 - 10:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Lisa Deeley, city commissioner chair, said they received presidential-level voter turnout for the midterm elections, which she said is unheard of. "I've been involved in Philadelphia elections for over 30 years, and if anybody would have told me we would have this...
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Voters showed up by the dozens to put their “I Voted” stickers on the headstone, an Election Day ritual that pays homage to the voting rights pioneer.
Jessica Crane via AP
November 06, 2018 - 8:07 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Voters showed up by the dozens to put their "I Voted" stickers on the headstone of Susan B. Anthony, an Election Day ritual that pays homage to the voting rights pioneer. Deborah L. Hughes, President and CEO of National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House, said there were...
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