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Philadelphia Chapter Of NAACP Hopes To Boost Voter Turnout For Next Month’s Primary

The local chapter of the NAACP is focused on next month’s primary in two ways: they hope to increase voter turnout and they want support for a ballot question involving control of the Philadelphia School District.


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Civic Pride An Endangered Species

The result of this midterm election is embarrassing and appalling. I refer not to the newly elected Republican majority, but to voter turnout — or lack thereof.


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City Commissioner Says Philadelphia Had A Relatively Smooth Election Day

In a city with more than 1,500 polling locations making sure everything runs smoothly is a pretty tough job.



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.


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New Jersey Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday

Tuesday is the deadline for New Jersey residents to register to vote ahead of the Nov. 4 general election.


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Voter Registration Effort Focuses On Ex-Offenders

Philadelphia is home to more than 300,000 ex-offenders and many have no idea they can vote.


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Important Information For The New Jersey Primary

For New Jerseyans, Tuesday, June 3rd is the state’s Primary Elections. Here’s what you need to know.


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Important Information For The Pennsylvania Primary

For Pennsylvanians, Tuesday, May 20th is the state’s Primary Elections. Here’s what you need to know. The Basics: In Pennsylvania’s Primary Elections, voters choose their party’s nominees to run in the General Election by casting […]


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Some Voting Issues Already Cropping Up In Philadelphia

In Somerton, where DA candidate Daniel Alvarez popped in to vote, there were voting machine problems.



A Brief History Of Our Elections

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


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Nominee Voting Open For 40th Annual “People’s Choice Awards”

The only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television, “People’s Choice Awards”, has announced that voting is now open for the 40th annual award show.


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Vote For 2013 Phillies Wall Of Fame Inductee

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Phillies are holding an online vote to determine which player will be added to their Wall Of Fame in 2013. Fans can select up to three favorites from the 12-man ballot. […]


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Nutter Wants To Hear About Election Day Voting Troubles

Philadelphia residents who had problems voting in last November’s presidential election are being asked to come to City Hall this evening and tell their tale.


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Mayor Nutter Wants Feedback From Public On Election Day Voting Experience

Back in December, the mayor appointed a six-member committee to review the November election in order to analyze feedback from the public about any problems that happened on Election Day.


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Deadline For New Jersey Vote Tally Extended

The state Division on Elections has granted 14 counties until next week to finish counting ballots.