2016 Election

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Want to Learn How to Run for Local Office? Start Here

If nothing else, Democrats and Republicans can agree on one thing right now: they aren’t happy with their respective parties. In fact, even before the election, less than […]

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Pennsylvania Electors Unanimously Vote for Donald Trump

It’s official. For weeks, Pennsylvania’s electors were reportedly plagued by emails, phone calls and letters from people begging them not to do exactly what they […]


Toomey Backs Senate Plan to Investigate Alleged Russian Hack

Both Pennsylvania senators have called for an investigation into possible Russian interference in the presidential election last month. Republican Pat Toomey, who himself won re-election […]

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Philadelphia Will Get a Partial Presidential Vote Recount

Election officials in Philadelphia will recount presidential votes in 75 of the county’s 1,686 precincts — or in less than five percent of precincts.

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Montco Judge Rejects Presidential Vote Recount Plea

A Montgomery County Common Pleas Judge on Wednesday dismissed Green Party candidate Jill Stein‘s plea for a presidential vote recount in the county. 

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People Urging a Vote Recount in Pa. “In Denial,” Says Local Election Attorney

Computer scientists and election lawyers are asking the Hillary Clinton campaign to recount election votes in three states, including Pennsylvania, New York Magazine reported last night. The […]

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Penn Community Deeply Embarrassed by President-Elect Alumnus

The University of Pennsylvania has never had one of its graduates serve as president of the United States. That will change on January 20, 2017. […]

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Nazi-Related Trump Graffiti Found in South Philly

This is a developing story. On the 78th anniversary of Kristallnacht, during which Jewish-owned businesses and buildings across Nazi Germany were attacked and destroyed, Philadelphia […]

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A South Philly Woman Voted in a Dinosaur Costume

Shaunna Van Elsis stopped this afternoon when she saw her Halloween costume still sitting on the floor of her room. She’d worn a giant inflatable […]

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Pat Toomey Voted for Donald Trump

Voting just a little under an hour before the polls closed in Pennsylvania, Sen. Pat Toomey finally announced whom he was supporting in the presidential […]

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Relish Trounces Famous in Election Day Power Food Matchup

Look, I know we’re all dying to see how that awful reality TV show — Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump: Election 2016 — will end tonight. History will be […]


The Philly Characters We Saw on Election Day

One question loomed large in my mind as Philadelphia headed to the polls today: Who would Rocky Balboa vote for? “The world ain’t all sunshine […]

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As Philly’s Ex-Mayors Stump for Clinton, Some Ask: “Who?”

“Look at this white cat down there dressed like a gangsta?! Whatever, I’m going to go get my photo taken with Mayor Street.” I’m standing […]

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WATCH: Springsteen Played Hillary’s Independence Mall Rally

Bruce Springsteen came to Philadelphia last night for a free outdoor show at Independence Mall. Oh, yeah, and tell people to vote for Hillary Clinton. […]

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Mayor Kenney Calls Rudy Giuliani “Nosferatu”

https://twitter.com/JimFKenney/status/795352972662337537 Jim Kenney may be mayor, but he’s still a Philadelphian. And, fortunately, he still has his Twitter account. Yesterday, tweeting from his informal @JimFKenney […]