2014 Election

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Out Candidate Paul Steinke Announces Bid for City Council

Yesterday evening at Field House, Democrat Paul Steinke, former general manager at Reading Terminal Market, announced his bid for City Council At-Large. According to his campaign, if […]

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Actually, Voter Turnout in Philly Stank

It was a balmy day, the polls seemed reasonably busy, and anecdote after anecdote poured in suggesting voter turnout in Philly yesterday was reasonably strong. […]

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How Tuesday Helped Chris Christie’s Presidential Ambitions

In 1962, Richard Nixon lost his campaign to be California governor. In 1968, he was elected president. In between, he spent years campaigning for just […]

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All 3 Ballot Questions Pass Easily in Philadelphia

When Philadelphia voters headed to the polls yesterday, they also had choices on three ballot questions. Noncontroversial ballot questions tend to pass easily, and that’s […]

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Pro-Gay Candidate Tom Wolf Wins Pennsylvania Governor’s Race

Multiple news sources are reporting that Tom Wolf has defeated Tom Corbett in the Pennsylvania governor’s race, which means that we will have a pro-LGBT […]

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Live Coverage of 2014 Election Returns

And the race is already being called for Tom Wolf by Fox and CBS. — Philly Mag (@phillymag) November 5, 2014 Follow the 2014 election […]

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Democracy Vs. Pumpkin Pie: In Overbrook, Pumpkin Pie Is Winning

On Tuesday morning, around 10:30 a.m., I dragged myself out of bed to make my way to my local polling place, which I found courtesy […]

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(Updated) #PHLVotes: City Voters Get to Polls

Editor’s note: Be sure to share your story and pics on Twitter and Instagram at #PHLVotes. [Update 1:45 p.m.] Even more updates and selfies… We […]

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Voting in Philly: The Agony and The Ecstacy

Went to the polls this morning to vote, which always gives me a thrill. All the other days of the year I carp about the […]

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Bars Used to Be Closed on Election Day in Pennsylvania

It’s election day! You should be elated to have the freedom to vote today — and then to head to the bars afterward. It’s not a […]

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Today Is Election Day

It’s Election Day! Philadelphians go to the polls today to cast votes for governor, Congress, and state legislative seats, as well as to answer three […]

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Tom Wolf Will Use Tax Dollars to Pay for “Gender Experimentation,” Warns ACTION of PA

You’ve just got to laugh at some of the ridiculous—and really quite offensive—election propaganda that’s floating around out there right now. Check out this doozy […]

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Tuesday’s Big Election Winner? Pat Toomey

No, Pat Toomey isn’t on Tuesday’s election ballot. But yes, he could be a big winner anyway. Why? Because if the GOP takes the U.S. […]

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Won’t Endorse for Governor

So this is kind of weird: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has decided to endorse nobody for governor — a week after the Philadelphia Inquirer also refused […]

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The Three City Charter Questions on Tuesday’s Ballot, in Plain English

There are three questions up for vote in Tuesday’s primary election, but they’ll be awfully difficult to understand if you’re seeing them for the first […]