Thursday, August 28, 2014
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No, really, this is only a test....

The city commissioners find some famous candidates to test their election-night vote-counting site.

No, really, this is only a test....

JFK is currently edging out Lyndon Johnson by one vote, at least according to the city commissioner’s election-count website.<br />
JFK is currently edging out Lyndon Johnson by one vote, at least according to the city commissioner’s election-count website.

By Bob Warner

No telling how long this competition will be live on the web, but as of Monday  afternoon, the fight for the Republican gubernatorial nomination was a scrap between Dwight D. Eisenhower and Barry Goldwater, while Lyndon Johnson and John F. Kennedy were head-to-head for the Democratic nomination.

At least, those were the names used to test the efficacy of the city commissioner’s election-count website, at http://www.philadelphiavotes.com/en/resources-a-data/live-election-results It's set to go live Tuesday night with real returns.

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Bob Warner Inquirer Staff Writer
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