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Election experts discuss paper ballot-based voting machines in Bucks County.
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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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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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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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Hadas Kuznits
November 06, 2018 - 8:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Not everyone who wanted to vote this midterm election made it to the polls, including one Philadelphia woman seriously ill in the hospital. Instead of heading to her polling place, Sharon Rubbo spent Election Day at Springfield Hospital sick with double pneumonia. "So...
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Voters cast their ballots Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Zion St. Joe United Church of Christ in St. Joseph, Mich.
Don Campbell/The Herald-Palladium via AP
November 06, 2018 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health care and immigration were high on voters' minds as they cast ballots in the midterm elections, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate conducted by The Associated Press. AP VoteCast also shows a majority of voters considered President Donald Trump a...
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A young museum-goer gets ready to cast his ballot for his favorite toy at the Please Touch Museum.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
November 06, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Adults weren't the only one voting on Election Day. Dozens of kids also got a piece of the democratic action at the Please Touch Museum — by casting their ballots for their favorite toy candidates. The three candidates were Slinky, Thomas the Tank Engine and...
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