Long lines and low Republican turnout at midday in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Republican Committeeman Tony Radicay

Philadelphia Republican Committeeman Tony Radicay

Voting is underway throughout the country, and in Philadelphia good weather is certainly not hurting turnout.

Mayor Jim Kenney says he’s traveled around the city and is happy with the voter turnout.

“Long lines and people waiting in long lines for more than an hour to I think in some ways cleanse themselves from this process,” he said. “It’s been a long 18 months a lot of ugly stuff said.”

Republican Committeeman Tony Radicay says the turnout has not been as good from the Republican side of the aisle. “It’s a Democratic town,” he sayd. “It’s been that way for years, and it will continue to be that way.”

Radicay says he doesn’t expect a Trump win in Philadelphia, but remains hopeful for Pennsylvania.

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