Could an “Ice Cream Truck” for Voting Protect PA’s Ballots?

This swing state rejects thousands of mail ballots a year over minor errors. A Montgomery County official wants to help voters cure their ballots where they live

By Alex Burness

Citizen of the Week: Vivek Babu

Thanks to the efforts led by Drexel’s undergraduate student president, the university will for the first time give students the day off for voting and engagement on Election Day 2024, the latest in a string of election advocacy successes.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Is Philly About to Decide Democracy’s Future … Again?

Voter turnout in the biggest city of our key swing state is trending dangerously downward. Is Philly about to end democracy after saving it four years ago? Governor Shapiro has a warning for us

By Larry Platt

How to Start a Voter Registration Drive

12 steps to running a safe, legal and successful voter registration sign up by the general election deadline

By Claire Wolters

How To Up Your (Primary) Election Day Game

April 23 is Primary Election Day in Philadelphia. You voted. Or, you’re going to. There is still more you can do

By Lauren McCutcheon and Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

How to Vote in Philadelphia

Everything you need to know about voting in Philadelphia

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Should We Protect States’ Rights?

When does federal oversight impinge on the needs of local citizens? A local public policy professional wonders: Is it time to abandon the 17th Amendment?

By Jemille Q. Duncan

Listen: Ali Velshi on Trump, The Wannabe One-Day Dictator

The MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member Ali Velshi says Trump's double-down on being dictator for a day is a blunt authoritarian threat

By Ali Velshi