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Pennsylvania Primary Election

(A Philadelphia voting machine.  File photo)

Few Problems Reported in First Hours of Philadelphia Voting

“Typical” is how a Philadelphia elections official describes the problems that have cropped up so far in the first couple of hours of voting.

05/20/2014

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Today Marks Voter Registration Deadline For Pennsylvania Primary

With nominees for governor and other offices to be decided, Monday is the deadline to register to vote in May’s Pennsylvania primary.

04/21/2014

(Governor Corbett center; left is Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, sponsor of the bill; right is Carole Aichele, PA Secretary of State) (credit: KYW's Tony Romeo)

Governor Corbett Signs Controversial Voter ID Bill Into Law

Just hours after the state House sent it to him, Governor Tom Corbett on Wednesday evening put his signature on the controversial bill that will require voters to show photo ID when they go to the polls in November.

03/15/2012

(The Pennsylvania capitol, in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pa. Democrats Object To Efforts To Delay Primary Election

Democratic legislators say they’ll fight efforts to get Pennsylvania’s primary election postponed. They plan to file, today, to intervene in a federal lawsuit on the matter.

02/06/2012

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Rizzo Moving On After 16 Years In Office

Longtime Philadelphia City Councilman Frank Rizzo was the surprise loser in the recent Republican primary. He’s back at work, saying he’s ready to move on after his elected duties are over, later this year.

05/27/2011

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Featherman Ponders Challenge To Philadelphia GOP Mayoral Primary Election Result

Karen Brown, who was recruited by party bosses, now leads John Featherman by 58 votes, more than a week after voters went to the polls.

05/25/2011

(2nd District city council candidate Barbara Capozzi, center of photo, observes the start of the certification process by Philadelphia's acting city commissioners.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

2 Philadelphia Races Hang In Balance As Primary Election Certification Process Begins

The official citywide count will begin on Friday, and continue over the weekend and through next Wednesday.

05/18/2011

(Zack Stalberg, Committee of Seventy executive director; Seth Williams, Philadelphia DA; and Peter Berson, assistant DA, are seen in a video monitor at the DA's office today.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Pollwatchers, Official and Unofficial, Prepare For Pennsylvania Primary In Philadelphia

Low turnout is expected in Tuesday’s primary election in Philadelphia, but both official and unofficial watchdogs will be out to make sure things go smoothly.

05/16/2011

(Mayoral candidate Milton Street outside the Philadelphia Board of Elections office on Friday.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Some Candidates See Milton Street As Key To Winning Nomination

The Pennsylvania primary is tomorrow and some politicians are reaching out to an underdog who they think can help them win.

05/16/2011

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Philadelphia Voting Machines Pass Inspection, Even If All Ballot Names Don’t

One of the names on the ballot for an open Municipal Court slot is for a woman who is not qualified to be a judicial candidate.

05/06/2011

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Voter Registration Deadline For Pa. Primary Election Is Today

Pennsylvania’s primary election is set for May 17th, but if you want to vote in the election you have to register by the end of today.

04/18/2011

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