Who is Joanna McClinton?

The young, reform-minded, Black Philadelphia Democrat is the first woman Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

What Should Josh Shapiro Do?

Mandate? Voters elected him to be not crazy. Here's a game plan beyond that low but necessary bar for the new governor

By Larry Platt

The Weird, Hopeful, Dismal, Exciting Year That Was (2022)

Happy to see 2022 in your rear view? Here’s what it means for 2023

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Ideas We Should Steal Festival: Truth and the Media Post-Midterms

On December 14, join all-star journalists Jill Abramson, Emily Bazelon, Errin Haines, Chris Baxter and Ali Velshi for a kickoff to this year’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Perils of Low Philly Voter Turnout

Fewer Philadelphians went to the polls than their suburban counterparts. Philly 3.0’s engagement director on why that matters

By Jon Geeting

Who Will Control the PA General Assembly?

The 2022 Pennsylvania general election was full of surprises. Philly 3.0's engagement director takes a look at the statewide election results, Philadelphia voting trends, and political ramifications

By Jon Geeting

Good Neighbors Support Democracy

The midterm elections proved Americans — Philadelphians especially — can be good neighbors. Here’s to keeping the neighborly spirit going, especially among civic leaders and in higher education.

By Elaine Maimon

Governor, Senator … Who Won, Who Lost in the PA General Election

Pennsylvania made international news during the midterm elections. But Philadelphians also voted for representatives in City Council, U.S. Congress, and on ballot questions

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff