Reality Check: Who Really Won This Election?
As WURD’s afternoon host notes, it wasn’t voters, despite our celebration of 20 percent turnout
Citizen of the Week: Politicabbie
A Main Line taxi driver who has partnered with The Citizen asks riders to tell politicians what they really think in a series of filmed candid conversations
Ideas We Should Steal: Even Year Elections
Cities around the country are moving local elections to even years, when turnout is (relatively) robust. In Philly, that could mean around 190,000 more people voting for the next mayor
The Day After
After election day, what kind of country are we going to be?
Ideas We Should Steal: Ranked Choice Voting
How Donald Trump’s almost certain nomination highlights our broken voting system
Sign the Petition: Abolish the City Commissioners Office
Embarrassed by no-show, non-voting City Commissioner Anthony Clark? Prove to Al Schmidt that you do care
Court May Dock Philly Unions’ Clout
The Friedrich case could mean less money—and less influence—for Philly unions
Bill Golderer’s longshot campaign for Congress may be a suicide mission. But is a shot of spirituality just what our politics needs?
VOTE! Even If You’re Uninformed Or Uninterested
Vote for anyone. Literally, anyone. You’ll be better off for it.
What they’re saying about our plan for a $10,000 voter lottery on election day