Elections

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History-Making Campaign For Governor Comes To Vote

The polls have opened in Pennsylvania’s history-making race for governor.

11/04/2014

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Corbett, Wolf Wrap Up Campaigns In Pittsburgh

Incumbent Governor Tom Corbett and Democrat challenger Tom Wolf ended their campaigns with rallies in the Pittsburgh area tonight.

11/03/2014

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Voter Registration Information

Today is the last day to register to vote for the upcoming November election.

10/06/2014

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Prankster Registered as “Obama” In 2008

A county detective is trying to figure out how an apparent prankster was able to fill out a 2008 voter registration card signed “Barack H. Obama.”

KDKA-TV–01/16/2013

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Wednesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Sen. Toomey, Weather Update & More

To busy to catch the Wednesday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News? Maybe you want to hear that interview you enjoyed one more time? Well here’s a recap of Wednesday’s show.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/24/2012

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Appeals In Voter ID Law

Here in Pennsylvania, the American Civil Liberties Union appealed the state law to Commonwealth Court and lost. Now, the union has filed another appeal to the State Supreme Court with arguments scheduled for two weeks from now.

08/31/2012

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Opinion: Voter ID: A Good Idea

It has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?

08/22/2012

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Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of Voting

There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.

07/31/2012

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KDKA’s Marty Griffin & Jon Delano Look At Election Day

Marty Griffin talks with KDKA Money and Politics editor Jon Delano about election day.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/24/2012

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State Rep. Joe Preston Accused Of Forging Petition Signatures

Six years ago, Ed Gainey, an aide to Mayor Ravenstahl, came within 94 votes of defeating long-time incumbent State Representative Joe Preston. Now he’s back for another try, and Gainey has sharpened the rhetoric against his adversary, saying Preston condoned the use of forged signatures to get on the ballot.

03/29/2012

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Voters Choose To Create Tax To Help Sustain Carnegie Library

Voters overwhelmingly approved a property tax increase to benefit the Carnegie Library System in Tuesday’s election. The referendum passed with a staggering 71 percent of the vote.

11/09/2011

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Support Waning For President Obama

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks to Charles Butler, member of the Project 21 Black Leadership Network. They discuss the waning support for the incumbent President with the election season on the horizon.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/13/2011

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Voters Head To Polls For Primary Day

Today is a primary election day in Pennsylvania and there are a few races and issues to be decided. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

05/17/2011

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Mike Pintek Talks With Donald Rumsfeld

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talked with former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld about his new book, “Known and Unknown.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/28/2011

Tom Corbett is the Republican for Governor

Attorney General Tom Corbett is looking for a promotion as he has won the Republican primary for PA governor, but before he kicks off his general election campaign, he talks to Larry and John…

05/19/2010

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