Friday, January 11, 2013
Piazza's inaugural bid for the Hall of Fame falls short as the Baseball Writers' Association of America fail to elect anyone on the 2013 ballot.
Long regarded as one of the best hitting catchers of all time, Mike Piazza, a Norristown native, has failed in his inaugural bid for enshrinement at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. In his first year on the ballot, Piazza received 57.8 percent of the vote, which is 98 votes shy of the 75 percent requirement for election, according to the New York Times. Piazza wasn't alone, though, as voters with the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) failed to elect anyone on the 2013 ballot, which featured other big names including Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Jeff Bagwell. The vote sent a clear message against the use of performance-enhancing drugs, and showed that even players like Piazza, who …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Are you unsure who to choose when voting for president or just want to check that you’re making the right decision?
Going through all the literature out there to make sure the candidate you choose agrees with your on all the different issues can be very time consuming. A number of different websites have pulled that information into easy quiz formats to help you decide who to vote for, some even weigh how important each issue is to you. Here are some of the more mainstream quizzes online to help you choose whether to vote for President Barack Obama or former Gov. Mitt Romney or a third party candidate when casting your vote for president on Tuesday. Have you found other sites that you like? What do you think of these? Are they pretty accurate with your views? Share your opinions in the comments are below.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
There will also be a Green Party entry for President and Vice President.
Pennsylvania voters will see four pairs of names on their ballots when making their choice for the next President and Vice President of the United States on Nov. 6. Along with the Democratic Party's nomination of Barack Obama and Joe Biden as President and Vice President, respectively, and the Republican Party's nomination of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, the Libertarian Party has nominated Gary Johnson and James P. Gray as its president and vice president. The Green Party has nominated Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala. Click on the names above to learn more about each ticket. Four other Libertarians will appear on Pennsylvania ballots on Nov. 6 in statewide races: Will you vote for any non-Republican or non-Democratic candidates? Tell us why in …
Friday, October 5, 2012
October 9 is the last day to register to vote and be eligible to vote in the November 6 elections.
Friday, October 5, 2012
The last day to register to vote to be eligible to vote in the November Presidential elections is looming. Tuesday, Oct. 9 is the last day to register to vote to qualify for the November elections. During the 2008 presidential elections, 6 million people didn't vote because they either didn't know how to register or because they missed the voter registration deadline, Patch reported previously. Don't be one of those 6 million this year! According to the Montgomery County Voter Services website, to register, voters must be 18 before the day of the elections, and have lived in Pennsylvania and in their election district for 30 days before the next general election. Voter registration application forms can be submitted either in person at the…
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Stabile to face Wecht and Covey to face Boockvar in general election.
Election results as of 12:34 a.m., May 18, with 9,067 of 9,248 districts (98.11 percent) reporting statewide. PA Superior Court Republican Vic Stabile* – 369,280 votes, 65.5 percent Paula A. Patrick – 194,716 votes, 34.5 percent Democrat David N. Wecht* – 590,489 votes, 100 percent Judge of the Commonwealth Court Republican Paul P. Panepinto – 167,950 votes, 29.8 percent Anne Covey* – 395,217 votes, 70.2 percent Democrat Kathryn Boockvar* – 305,407 votes, 50.4 percent Barbara Behrend Ernsberger – 300,138 votes, 49.6 percent * Will appear on the 2011 General Election ballot Please note: These election results are unofficial until certified by the county.