Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Levittown Patch shows the vote breaks down with town-by-town results.
More than 70,000 in the Levittown area took to the polls Tuesday to vote, according to county tabulations. President Obama easily won the popular vote in the lower portion of the county. A check of the presidential election results in local towns showed Obama also won the region in 2008. He won most towns in both elections in a landslide, data shows. The diverse make up of Levittown lead the BBC to called the area the "key to the 2012 election." Whoever wins the majority of votes in presidential vote Bucks County usually wins the national vote. On Tuesday, participation started with heavy turnout that remained steady throughout the day, various election officials told Patch. Bristol Borough: Bristol Township: Falls Township: Langhorne …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Pennsylvania polls close at 8 p.m., but they are open in California until 11 p.m. EST.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
So you've cast your ballot, maybe even waited in line if you did so in person as turnout appears to be up around Bucks and Montgomery Counties. But how long will you have to wait to find out who'll be in the White House come January? It might be a late night. California voters have until 8 p.m. Pacific Standard Time to cast their Election 2012 ballots, but voting in other key swing states ends as much as an hour earlier, and exit polling could provide an early clue whether President Obama or Mitt Romney us closer to the White House. The earliest key state to watch is Virginia, where polls close at 7 p.m. Eastern. Voting ends 30 minutes later in the swing states of Ohio and North Carolina. As Michigan's polls close, the swing states of …
Republican presidential candidate cast his ballot at the Beech Street Center in Belmont.
Arriving with an entourage of secret service, press and campaign staff, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, voted at the Beech Street Center in his hometown of Belmont, Mass. this morning, Nov. 6. The couple were greeted by poll workers and town officials when they arrived at 8:40 a.m. The Romney's, who have lived in Belmont for the past four decades, took four minutes to complete voting before departing to Bedford to fly off to Ohio and Pennsylvania to thank voters in the two swing states.
What's it like when the potential next leader of the free world votes in your town? Patch sent three editors to find out.
How do you start the most important day in your life? If you're Mitt Romney, you come back to your home town to vote. Belmont, MA will witness one of the rarest sites in America: A presidential candidate voting on election day. Patch Editors capture the scene with tweets, photos, video and more. From broadcast news trucks to local media to protesters to residents just looking to get to Dunks, the scene was a colorful start to election day. ___ 9:23 a.m.: "Line to vote has disappeared at Romney's polling place in Belmont," tweeted @ArlingtonPatch. 9:22 a.m.: Patch editor Melanie Graham took video of the Romney's accepting their ballots inside the Beech Street Center (Note: Audio recording was banned inside the polling location). 9:11 a.m…
The Keystone State helped Barack Obama win re-election in what was a good night for Democrats across Pennsylvania
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Pennsylvania helped President Barack Obama win re-election as U.S. Sen. Bob Casey fended off a feisty challenge from Republican coal magnate Tom Smith in what turned out to be a big night for Democrats in the Keystone State. Democrats held the lead in three state row office races as of 2:30 a.m. Wednesday with close to 98 percent of the vote in, according to unofficial results. Kathleen Kane, a former assistant district attorney from Lackawanna County, made history by becoming the first Democrat and first woman to be elected as the state's attorney general. The Republican candidate, David Freed, is a two-term district attorney in Cumberland County. Democrat Eugene DePasquale of York leads Republican John Maher of Allegheny in the auditor …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Long lines at the polls? Problems with Voter ID? Post info and photos here as we elect a president, lawmakers and other statewide officials. We go live at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Monday, November 5, 2012
After more than a year of campaigning, hundreds of speeches and millions spent on campaign ads, the 2012 election is finally here — and Patch is covering it live in a real-time Election Day Blog. We'll be be following reactions locally and through Facebook and Twitter including publishing your contributions — tweets (#patchelections), photos and comments. To add your comments, just start typing in the text box above. You can upload photos too.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
With the election less than 48 hours away, Romney’s visit to Shady Brook Farm is one indication the campaign believes Pennsylvania is in play.
Thousands of supporters braved long lines and cold temperatures to attend Mitt Romney’s rally at Shady Brook Farm Sunday night. With the election less than 48 hours away, Romney’s stop in Bucks County is one indication the campaign feels the Keystone State, with its 20 electoral votes, is in play. An estimated 25,000 people showed up to support the former Massachusetts governor, who told an enthusiastic crowd, “we’re taking back the White House because we’re going to win Pennsylvania.” The large crowd began forming hours before Romney arrived. Lines to get through security stretched from the farm to the Newtown Bypass for several hours leading up to the event. Supporters, some holding signs and flags, bundled up to endure temperatures in…
The Republican candidate for president drew a large crowd to tonight's rally at Shady Brook Farm in Lower Makefield.
With less than 48 hours until polls open in Pennsylvania, Republican candidate Mitt Romney made a stop in Bucks County, drawing an estimated 25,000 supporters to Shady Brook Farm. Supporters braved cold temperatures and long lines to hear the former Massachusetts governor speak. Campaign officials said 35,000 tickets to the event were reserved online in advance. The crowd was estimated to be around 25,000. Governor Tom Corbett introduced Romney. Senator Pat Toomey and Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick also spoke. Were you there? Upload your photos. Related Content: Thousands Brave Lines, Cold to Cheer Romney
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will come to Shady Brook Farm in Lower Makefield Township on Sunday.
Tickets are now available for Mitt Romney's rally Sunday at Shady Brook Farm in Lower Makefield Township. Tickets are free and can be obtained by clicking this link. The rally begins at 5:30 p.m. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. According to information from the Romney campaign, all attendees will go through "airport-like security" and should bring as few personal items as possible. No bags, sharp objects, umbrellas, liquids or signs will be allowed in the venue, however, cameras are permitted. Shady Brook Farm is at located 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley. (Use Morrisville in your GPS.)
Thursday, November 1, 2012
The Morning Call reported Thursday night that Mitt Romney is planning a visit to the Lower Makefield farm on Sunday.
UPDATE: Friday at 10:15 a.m. Tickets for the Romney rally at Shady Brook Farm now available online. Click here for details. UPDATE: Friday at 8 a.m. The rally is not yet listed on Mitt Romney's website, however Shady Brook Farm has confirmed it is happening. Original story, Thursday 10:20 p.m. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will visit Bucks County just two days before Election Day, the Morning Call reported Thursday night. Romney will hold a rally at Shady Brook Farm Sunday beginning at 5:30 p.m. Shady Brook Farm is at located 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley. (Use Morrisville in your GPS.) Reporter Colby Itkowitz of the Morning Call's Washington, D.C. bureau wrote the visit is "the strongest evidence yet of Romney making a last…