Reality Check: Just How Much Influence Does the Philly FOP Have?
WURD’s afternoon host suggests we follow the money—and that grassroots groups start playing the same political game
Reality Check: What’s Toomey Thinking?
Pennsylvania gets hit hard by the Senate GOP health care bill. So why, WURD’s afternoon host asks, is our U.S. Senator so gung-ho about it?
Ideas We Should Steal: Democracy Vouchers
In Seattle, residents get cash vouchers to support political candidates. It could even the playing field—and bring more people out to the polls
The Winner Is …
We gave away $5,000 to one random voter yesterday. Amber Kipp won for being a good citizen.
Your City Defined: Ward System
How the city’s bizarro electoral system influences how you vote
Voting Tuesday? Here’s What You Need to Know
All about the election and the offices you’ll be voting on
The Citizen Election Reform Guide
Increasing voter turnout means increasing opportunities to vote. Some ideas to fix our broken system
It Pays to Vote … Again
Vote on May 16. You could win $5,000.
Your City Defined: City Controller
The city’s designated auditor has a lot of auditing to do
How Gerrymandering Got Sexy
Fair Districts PA is calling for better redistricting, to ensure fairer elections. And thousands of Pennsylvanians are rallying behind them