Power The Polls
The city needs to recruit another 4,000 people to work the polls to ensure voting goes smoothly on November 3. Here’s why it matters—and some ways we can prevent this last minute scramble in the future
Ideas We Should Steal: Mailing Ballots to Every Voter
California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered ballots be sent to all his state’s registered voters for the general election. Why don’t we do that here?
Will Philly votes swing the state?
Philadelphia contains 20 percent of the state’s voters. An urban demographer charts what that means for the Presidential primary on April 28
How We Voted
Philly 3.0's engagement director with a fine-grained look at how citywide voting coalitions made a difference in 2019
Reality Check: Just Another Day in Philly
Low turnout, broken machine politics, an invisible mayor and other unimpressive takeaways from the city’s general election
Who Will Win the Court of Common Pleas?
Whoever’s on top of the ballot, of course. An urban demographer breaks it down
The Coffee Can Has Spoken
Last week’s draw for May ballot positions has put some unexpected candidates in the top spots. Philly 3.0’s engagement editor suggests that could lead to some unexpected results
Who’s Running for Office?
More than 100 municipal candidates filed petitions to get on the ballot last week. As Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, that could mean an unusually competitive election season