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2020 Presidential Race

gritty, who only got one write in vote for president of the united states in the philadelphia election results
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Poor Gritty Only Got One Vote for President in Philly

Now that all of Donald Trump’s fraud claims regarding the Philadelphia election results have been debunked and Pennsylvania’s results have been certified, we can start […]

a portion of a transcript in a Pennsylvania voter fraud lawsuit in which a Pennsylvania judge asks a Trump lawyer if there's actually any evidence of voter fraud
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Trump Lawyer to Pennsylvania Judge: Nope, I’ve Got No Evidence of Voter Fraud

You’re probably aware that unsurprisingly sore loser Donald Trump has dispatched his attorneys across America in an effort to reverse the results of the election. […]

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The Most “Philly” Photos and Videos from the Philly Victory Party

In recent years, Philadelphia has played host to a massive Eagles Super Bowl celebration. And then there was the huge Phillies World Series parade. But […]

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Joe Biden Wins Pennsylvania and the Presidency

Scranton native Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is projected to be the next president of the United States. On Saturday morning, the Associated Press, CNN, and […]

one of the philadelphia election watchers inside the pennsylvania convention center
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Court Orders Philly to Allow Elections Watchers Within 6 Feet of Vote Counters

As Donald Trump’s chances for a second term would seem to be decreasing, what’s increasing are the lawsuits and other legal efforts brought by Trump […]

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Here’s What We Know About Pennsylvania Results So Far

Election Day gave way to Election Night, which has now given way to Election Day Two. We still do not know who has won the […]

joe biden in philadelphia on Election Day before the Pennsylvania election results started to be tallied
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Biden Campaign Insists He Will Win Pennsylvania

As election workers continued counting Philadelphia votes inside the Convention Center on Wednesday, the morning after Donald Trump falsely declared himself the winner, the Joe […]

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Photos from Ground Zero: The Philly Vote Count

We always knew Philadelphia and the rest of Pennsylvania would play a pivotal role in determining the next President of the United States. Now that […]

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The Philly Ballot-Counting Livestream Is Oddly Soothing

This whole democracy thing, it’s messy. Often needlessly so. Partisan bureaucrats have tried to slow down the mail so ballots will end up uncounted. Donald […]

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5 Things to Watch for as Pennsylvania Election Day Results Trickle In

Well, folks, the countdown to Election Day is over. Hooray? Forgive us if we’re not quite feeling relieved. Because as one countdown ends, others begin: […]

a woman drops her pennsylvania mail in ballot into a dropbox outside of city hall, and now a lot of pennsylvania voters are confused about the status of their pennsylvania mail in ballots because of an outdated state website
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If Your Pennsylvania Mail-In Ballot Status Was “Pending,” Check Again

Last week, I told you that a lot of voters have been confused about the status of their Pennsylvania mail-in ballots. This is because the […]

Philadelphia voter Denise Pettus outside her polling place in West Philadelphia on Election Day
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First in Line at the Polls, “Terrified” but Prepared

West Philadelphia resident Denise Pettus thought she was going to be the first person in line on Election Day. So when she showed up just […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Voting in Philly on Election Day

It’s finally here. Election Day. And what’s about to happen is anybody’s guess. But some things, you can count on: There’s going to be confusion. […]

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What Pennsylvania Poll Watchers Can (and Can’t) Do on Election Day

Have more Election Day questions? Find an answer in our ultimate guide here.  You’ve probably heard a lot of talk lately about poll watchers, especially […]

This is me dropping my Pennsylvania mail-in ballot into a secure dropbox at a Philadelphia satellite election office, less than 20 minutes after I walked inside to apply for it.
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Trying to Check the Status of Your Pennsylvania Mail-In Ballot? Good Luck With That

There’s a lot of anxiety and confusion right now over mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania. Most of us never used mail-in ballots before 2020, and now […]