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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 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you're a voter in Philadelphia, statistics suggest you will soon be asked to sign a petition for someone who wants to run for office....if you haven't already. Nominating petitions became available last Tuesday and lots of people are circulating them. This is...
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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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Tony Romeo
February 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — On the same day Philadelphia’s Election Commissioners made the controversial decision to select new voting machines, Pennsylvania’s top elections official faced fierce questioning from state senators about Gov. Tom Wolf’s mandate that counties replace their voting...
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Philadelphia's city commissioners voted Feb. 20, 2019 to buy new voting machines by the company Election Systems & Software.
Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners
Pat Loeb
February 20, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's city commissioners voted Wednesday to buy new voting machines, over the objections of the city controller and several concerned voters. Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners The commissioners went with a Nebraska company that's been the focus of...
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Ian Bush
February 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania's voter registration database was among those targeted by Russia in the run up to the 2016 election, according to the Department of Homeland Security. But a new report finds that's far from the only threat to elections in the state. It could be a $125...
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Mike DeNardo
January 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A resolution introduced by City Councilman Bobby Henon encourages more Philadelphia charter schools to become polling places on Election Day. The resolution calls on city charter schools to close or change their schedules on election days, so that they can become...
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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.
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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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