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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
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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David Madden
October 20, 2018 - 10:00 pm
BRIDGETON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Talk about taking a political competition to the next level. One county in South Jersey has come up with a way they hope will boost voter participation in next month’s midterms. Make voting a contest, with a prize for the winning municipality. Cumberland County...
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In this Sept. 20, 2018 photo, voting booths stand ready in downtown Minneapolis for the opening of early voting in Minnesota.
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October 19, 2018 - 10:58 am
By Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before the 2016 election, federal officials started making mysterious calls to the head of elections in Inyo County, California. They asked her to contact them if she noticed anything unusual. But they wouldn't elaborate. "I asked them: 'How...
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Paul Kurtz
October 19, 2018 - 7:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia attorney who has taken over as chair of a national voting rights advocacy group is focusing on Pennsylvania and other states that cling to what he says are outdated and restrictive voting laws. Early voting is catching on in many states. But if you live...
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