Voters

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Voting To Lower The Voting Age

Can they even do that? Do states or municipalities even have the right to change the voting age?

04/24/2015

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Philly Voters May See Ballot Question On Whether Or Not City Should Create Commission Devoted To Women’s Issues

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown says the city has not had a commission devoted to women’s issues since the 1980’s and she says it is sorely needed.

03/01/2015

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Voters Will Have Chance To Remake Pa. High Court

Voters will soon get a chance to render their own verdict on the seven-member court, as three spots are up for election next year. Ambitious lawyers and lower-level judges are lining up to make sure there will be choices.

11/09/2014

A woman arrives to vote at a polling center in the Mendham Township Fire Department in Mendham, New Jersey on election day. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

New Jersey Voters Approve Bail Change Measure

New Jersey voters have approved amending the state constitution to eliminate the right to bail for those accused of crimes.

11/04/2014

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Voters In Philadelphia Suburbs Have Several Congressional Races To Watch

There will be at least two new faces headed to Washington to represent local congressional districts.

11/04/2014

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Organization Sends 30K Philadelphia Voters Mailers With Incorrect Polling Information

Tens of thousands of voters in Philadelphia could run into trouble on Election Day thanks to some misinformation they received in the mail.

11/03/2014

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Poll: Christie Trails Clinton In His Own State

Gov. Chris Christie trails former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton among New Jersey voters surveyed in a poll about the 2016 presidential race.

08/06/2014

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Judge Strikes Down Photo ID Requirement For Pennsylvania Voters

A state judge has struck down the law requiring Pennsylvania’s voters to show photo identification at the polls.

01/17/2014

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Poll: Number Of Americans Identifying As ‘Independents’ Hits Record High

A record number of Americans are identifying politically as “Independents”…and a record low number say they’re Republicans.

01/08/2014

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NJ Voters OK Hourly Minimum Wage Hike To $8.25

New Jersey residents on Tuesday approved raising the state’s minimum wage by $1, to $8.25 an hour, and to provide for automatic cost-of-living increases as 10 other states already do.

11/05/2013

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Voters Head To The Polls In New Jersey

A steady stream of voters hit the polls at Cherry Hill High School East Tuesday morning.

11/05/2013

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A Brief History Of Our Elections

In the history of our democracy, much consideration has been given to when we vote, who and how.

11/05/2013

Eyewitness News in Harrison Township, Gloucester County where voters came out to cast ballots. (credit: CBS3)

Voters Head To The Polls In New Jersey For Special Senate Election

Voters are heading to the polls in New Jersey today to pick a successor to the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.

10/16/2013

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City Council Wants To Expand “Living Wage” Requirements

City Council wants to expand its “living wage” requirements for companies that do business with City Hall and that question could go to the voters next spring.

09/21/2013

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NJ Voters Won’t See Open Space Question This Fall

New Jersey voters will not see a long-term open space funding question on ballots this fall, but they may be asked to approve a 30-year funding proposal next year.

07/29/2013

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