What Threatens Larry Krasner’s Progressive Vision?

District attorney Krasner is facing a climbing homicide rate, pushback from the police and skepticism from the community. A report from The Trace wonders: If he wins, can his platform survive?

By J. Brian Charles

Separating Fact From Fiction

At last week’s D.A. primary debate, candidates Larry Krasner and Carlos Vega both made—and disputed—various claims about their histories. In anticipation of another debate on WURD Wednesday, we fact-checked the back-and-forth

By Thomas Koenig

This Election Day, Let’s Vote and Vax

Want to increase vaccination rates and voter turnout? Philly 3.0’s engagement director has an idea for that

By Jon Geeting

Is Larry Krasner Really a Reformer?

Lost amid the safety versus reform back-and-forth of the DA’s race is a central question: Has DA Krasner reformed prosecution, or just not prosecuted?

By Larry Platt

Guest Commentary: “The Stakes of the D.A. Primary Could Not Be Higher”

District Attorney Larry Krasner responds to his opponent Carlos Vega's guest commentary on The Citizen last week

By Larry Krasner

Guest Commentary: The D.A. Race Is Not a Choice Between Reform and Safety

District attorney candidate Carlos Vega responds to last week’s guest commentary

By Carlos Vega

Vote to Win

The Philadelphia Citizen’s 2021 Municipal Primary Voter Lottery will give three Philly citizens $1,000 each just for voting. Could it be you?

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Citizen Voter Guide: Primary Election 2021

Heading to the polls on May 18? Our voter guide lays out everything you need to know to vote like a champ.

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff