Voting

“The solution lies in simplicity,” says State Representative Rob Matzie. The Ambridge Democrat has introduced legislation requiring Pennsylvania voters to return to paper ballots.
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Joe DeStio
March 07, 2019 - 3:35 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – “The solution lies in simplicity,” says State Representative Rob Matzie. The Ambridge Democrat has introduced legislation requiring Pennsylvania voters to return to paper ballots. “It’s close to foolproof, it’s safe from hackers, and it’s working effectively in 21...
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A study of voting in Pennsylvania finds most of a machines used to cast ballots are vulnerable to hacking and should be replaced before the 2020 elections.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
January 29, 2019 - 3:14 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – A study of voting in Pennsylvania finds most of the machines used to cast ballots are vulnerable to hacking and should be replaced before the 2020 elections. The Blue Ribbon Commission on Pennsylvania’s Election Security recommends replacing the insecure DRE or...
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(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 06, 2018 - 9:05 pm
Votes were being counted across half the country Tuesday night as an anxious nation watched whether President Donald Trump's GOP would be rewarded or rejected in the first nationwide election of his turbulent presidency.
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(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
November 06, 2018 - 7:04 pm
The midterm elections brought a surge of female candidates to ballots across the country. Now, in a year that has been defined by the political awakening and activism of women, Election Day is testing whether those women will reach record-breaking numbers in Congress and in governor's mansions...
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(Daniel Sangjib Min/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 6:55 pm
Health care and immigration were high on voters' minds as they cast ballots in the midterm elections, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate conducted by The Associated Press.
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Voters were lined up outside polling place
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November 06, 2018 - 10:16 am
Federal and state officials have been working for nearly two years to shore up the nation's election infrastructure from cyberattacks by Russians or others seeking to disrupt the voting process.
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(Leah McElrath via AP)
November 02, 2018 - 12:44 pm
Rejected voter registrations, malfunctioning voting machines, confusion among election workers. These problems and more have surfaced during early voting ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections. A rundown of voting problems so far around the country:
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Robert Mangino
October 03, 2018 - 6:28 pm
There are thousands of Pennsylvania voters who are registered in Pennsylvania but live overseas that are being blocked when trying to access their absentee ballots.
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 A blue ribbon commission on election security says Pennsylvania is one of the states most vulnerable to voting manipulation and election day technical problems.
Joe DeStio
September 25, 2018 - 4:43 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – A blue ribbon commission on election security says Pennsylvania is one of the states most vulnerable to voting manipulation and election day technical problems. It’s making a series of interim recommendations to be in place by the 2019 general election. “An...
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(AP Photo/Andre Penner, file)
August 15, 2018 - 2:20 pm
Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.
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