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New York would automatically register voters under revised bill

Some small businesses are joining larger employers in giving workers some time off to cast their ballots. (File Photo/Maximilian Franz)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would automatically add any citizen that fills out a state form to the voting rolls under a revised bill set to head to the state Senate. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins is scheduled to ...

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The famously secluded Amish are the target of a Republican campaign to drum up Pennsylvania votes for Trump

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MANHEIM, Pa. – In 2016, when more than 6 million Pennsylvanians voted in the presidential election, the state’s 20 pivotal electoral votes were decided by a margin of less than 45,000 voters. Pennsylvania is home to more than 75,000 Amish ...

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New York state Assembly renews push for early voting, easy registration

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in the New York state Assembly have again passed bills intended to make it easier for voters to participate in elections. The Democratic-led chamber on Tuesday endorsed a package of legislation including measures to authorize ...

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Voting for public safety programs ends Monday

The voting period for the Voice of the Citizen Budgeting for Public Safety participatory budgeting initiative ends Monday, Dec. 16. Up to $200,000 may be spent on projects that were wholly created and developed by citizens. Several places to vote ...

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Voting starts on city’s public safety funding program

The two-week voting period for the “Voice of the Citizen” public safety budgeting has begun. Mayor Thomas S. Richards dedicated up to $200,000 — up to $50,000 per city quadrant — to be spent on projects that were wholly created ...

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Some hiccups reported with new NY voting machines

NEW YORK CITY — New York's new automated voting machines were put to the test for the first time in a general election Tuesday, and there were scattered early reports of problems. In Westchester County, one of the three ballot-scanning machines ...

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