2024 Integrity Icon: Eric Kapenstein

The Deputy City Commissioner helping to oversee election integrity and efficacy cut his teeth in 2020 — and is ready to bring that fairness and accuracy to our next big election

By Lauren McCutcheon

Winners and Losers from the 2020 Primary

With the votes finally counted, Philly 3.0’s engagement director lays out what we learned from this month’s election.

By Jon Geeting

How To Speed Up The Vote Count

It’s taken nearly two weeks to count ballots from the June 2 primary. Philly 3.0’s engagement director with ways to avoid democracy-threatening delays for the general election

By Jon Geeting

The Fix: Is Now The Time to Go Softer On Public Corruption?

A ballot question amends the charter’s ban on political activity. Is there evidence that, left to their own devices, our political players will make good government choices?

By Larry Platt

Reality Check: We Must Save the Election

WURD’s midday host warns that coronavirus-inspired primary delays could lead to voter suppression and a win for Trump in November—unless we take action now

By Charles D. Ellison

Can Vote-by-Mail Save the Election?

The coronavirus is likely to upend the April 28 primary. That's why Philly 3.0’s engagement director doubles down on his call for mail-in voting

By Jon Geeting

Protect the vote during the coronavirus pandemic

With the April 28 primary approaching in the midst of calls for social isolation, Philly 3.0’s engagement director urges the state to send every voter a mail-in ballot

By Jon Geeting

The Citizen Recommends: Map the Vote

At least 40,000 eligible Philadelphians are not even registered to vote. You can help change that with a new app

By Katherine Rapin