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Pat Loeb
November 02, 2018 - 9:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Elected offices that open up when someone retires are often the most competitive races, but in Pennsylvania voters in three districts, including one in the Philadelphia suburbs, could easily be confused. That's because the incumbents' sons are running to replace them...
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Election Day
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Pat Loeb
November 02, 2018 - 7:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Preliminary indications are that voter turn-out will be unusually high in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania on Tuesday. States with early voting use that as an indicator of likely turn-out, but in Pennsylvania, new registrations and absentee ballots are the harbinger --...
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Steve Tawa
November 02, 2018 - 3:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - Calling Tuesday "the most important midterm election in a generation," Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner is deploying an election fraud task force to respond to any problems when the polls are open. Krasner says about 60 Assistant DA's and about 20...
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Minnesota election officials count absentee ballots
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Eric Walter
November 02, 2018 - 10:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Voters who can't make it to the polls in person on Tuesday, Nov. 6, may submit an absentee ballot. Friday, Nov. 2, is the last day for voters to get them to their county boards of elections. It's too late to mail them, so anyone who still has an absentee ballot must...
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David Madden
November 01, 2018 - 4:05 pm
PAULSBORO, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- As votes are cast in next week’s midterms, residents of one Gloucester County town will get to try out new electronic machines that provide a paper trail in the name of ballot accuracy and security. It could well pave the way for a similar process, maybe throughout...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Justin Udo
November 01, 2018 - 3:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election scammers have been making their rounds this year, whether they are asking for donations over the phone, prompting you to give confidential information, or telling you to register or vote over the phone. Political predators are using this election season to...
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Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
October 30, 2018 - 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Voters lined up in droves at the Philadelphia City Commissioner's office Tuesday to get an absentee ballot in time for next week's mid-term election. Tuesday is the deadline to apply for an absentee ballot, and this Friday is the deadline to return it. Lisa Deeley,...
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it's important to know what to do if poll workers say they cannot let you vote on the voting machine.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 22, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As Election Day nears, it's important to know what to do if poll workers say they cannot let you vote on the voting machine. If poll workers cannot find your name in the poll book or the supplemental poll book, you will not be permitted to vote on a machine. You also...
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Ian Bush
October 22, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Polls point to historic levels of excitement surrounding the midterm election. Turning that into actual votes is one job of local political party organizations, which are trying new methods of outreach -- and improving well-tested practices. "Getting anything in the...
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Hadas Kuznits
October 21, 2018 - 11:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With Election Day just about two weeks away, find out what you may need to bring with you when you go to vote. Do Pennsylvania voters need to bring state ID to the polls on Nov. 6? "There's no voter ID requirement in Pennsylvania, unless you're voting for the first...
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