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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.
AP Photo/Steve Karnowski
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of a national voting rights advocacy group is focusing on Pennsylvania and other states that cling to what he says are outdated and restrictive voting laws.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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Ian Bush
October 17, 2018 - 8:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election officials have a lot to grapple with as they work to secure the mid-term votes in November. A tech industry and government conference at the Philadelphia Convention Center this week is getting a status report to solve existing threats. The American Council...
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David Madden
October 14, 2018 - 11:42 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) - New Jersey residents have until Tuesday to register to vote in next month’s midterm elections. There is a slight uptick in the number of registered voters in the Garden State. Statistics from the Department of State show a 60,000 person increase over those signed up...
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Taylor Swift accepts the award for favorite pop/rock album for "Reputation" at the American Music Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
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October 10, 2018 - 8:12 am
By Mesfin Fekadu, AP Music Writer Taylor Swift kicked off her week with a rare political post on social media, and at the American Music Awards she continued the conversation by encouraging fans to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. Swift won four honors including artist of the year at the fan...
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Pat Loeb
October 06, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia's chapter of the NAACP plans to monitor the November elections and will have a legal team to respond immediately to any irregularities. Chapter president Rodney Muhammad says the national organization is putting together task forces in key cities. "In...
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A SEPTA consultant is recommending the transit agency look at several ways to improve its bus network.
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
October 04, 2018 - 9:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election Day is a month away, but some people have already started to think about how to make it easiest for others to get to their polling places on Nov. 6. A petition circulating on Facebook is asking SEPTA for free rides on Election Day. Fran Kelly, SEPTA assistant...
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#VoteThatJawn with Mayor Jim Kenney
Vote That Jawn
Cherri Gregg
October 01, 2018 - 3:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new effort to get Philadelphia's 20,000 18-year-olds registered by Oct. 9 and then to the ballot box this Nov. 6. The initiative even has its own theme song. Video of Vote That Jawn The Rap #VoteThatJawn is a student driven, multimedia initiative that aims...
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September 23, 2018 - 10:53 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama held a campaign-style rally in Las Vegas on Sunday to urge Nevadans to register to vote and cast ballots this fall, warning them that sitting out means someone else will make decisions for them. "We get the leaders we vote for. We get the policies...
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