Turnout light, voters cite negative campaigning as Election 2010 theme

The Times-Tribune Staff Report A light but steady stream of voters visited polling places throughout Lackawanna County this morning to pick representatives in a midterm election they said was defined by negative campaigning. Seventy-five people had voted in the three precincts with polls at the United House Apartments on Pine Street in Scranton by about […]

November 2nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

This just in: 8,000 votes in Bucks to be counted…Wednesday

Posted by Scott Kraus This just in from the Bucks County Board of Elections: All absentee ballots about 8,000 of them, will be counted on Wednesday. That means that if it’s at all close, the 8th Congressional District race between Republican Mike Fitzpatrick and Democrat Patrick Murphy won’t be decided until then. Here’s the procedure: just announced by the […]

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Voter turnout running higher than expected

John Micek and Tracy Jordan, OF THE MORNING CALL Voter turnout is reportedly higher than normal, shocking polls workers across the Lehigh Valley area who were not expecting much interest in races for key positions like senator in Washington, D.C., and governor in Harrisburg. In Allentown’s mostly Democratic 7th Ward, Gus Kruz, the judge of […]

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