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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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As a way to energize a new generation of voters, the Community College of Philadelphia held an event Monday as part of Constitution Day in hopes of registering new voters.
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
September 17, 2018 - 6:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As a way to energize a new generation of voters, the Community College of Philadelphia held an event Monday as part of Constitution Day in hopes of registering new voters. Dozens of students roamed through the booths, registering to vote, learning how to use the...
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Sen. Cory Booker emphasized the importance of voting during a speech at the Marriott Hotel for the Progressive National Baptist Convention annual session.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 08, 2018 - 5:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sen. Cory Booker emphasized the importance of voting during a speech at the Marriott Hotel for the Progressive National Baptist Convention annual session — the platform Martin Luther King Jr. used up until his death. He reminded attendees of the seriousness ahead of...
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President Trump
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August 04, 2018 - 11:36 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration to investigate the 2016 presidential election uncovered no evidence to support the president's claims of widespread voter fraud, according to an analysis of administration documents released...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2017, file photo, spectators look down on the Nevada State Assembly on the opening day of the Legislative Session in Carson City, Nev. Nevada voters could soon make history by electing the country's first female-majority state legislature. Women, after winning a record number of primary contests last month, could make up nearly two-thirds of the statehouse by Nov. 7, 2018. AP Photo/Lance Iversen, file)
July 23, 2018 - 10:14 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada voters could soon make history by electing the country's first female-majority state legislature. Women, after winning a record number of primary contests last month, could make up nearly two-thirds of the statehouse by Nov. 7, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported . "In the...
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Voters get an early start on Primary Day at the Springfield Township building
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Tim Jimenez
May 15, 2018 - 10:06 am
SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday is Primary Day in Pennsylvania, and the polls are open until 8 p.m. The doors opened at the Springfield Township building when voting started at 7 a.m. Dozens of people made their way in to cast their ballots before work. There is a lot to sort through,...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says his Election Fraud Task Force will be on the lookout for any potential election law violations.
Steve Tawa-KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 14, 2018 - 1:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says his Election Fraud Task Force will be on the lookout for any potential election law violations, including campaigning in the voting area and voter intimidation. "There will be at least 60 assistant district attorneys...
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A woman in Texas was sentenced Wednesday to a five-year prison term for voting illegally in 2016.
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March 30, 2018 - 3:30 pm
By Clare Foran (CNN) -- A woman in Texas was sentenced Wednesday to a five-year prison term for voting illegally in the 2016 presidential election while on supervised release for a tax fraud conviction. When she voted in the 2016 election, Crystal Mason had already served almost three years in...
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