Who Is Jimmy DeLeon?

The retired municipal court judge joined a crowded field of Democrats running for mayor of Philadelphia.

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

The Stakes of the Election: Why Failure Is Not An Option

A former mayoral candidate-turned-award-winning documentarian kicks off a series covering the candidates in the most crucial mayor’s election in Philadelphia history

By Sam Katz

Hey, Philly! Let’s Hire a Mayor!

In less than one year, Philadelphians will elect our city’s 100th mayor. How about this time we citizens play the role of employer?

By Jessica Blatt Press

Every Voice, Every Vote

The Citizen shares a new Lenfest Institute grant to make sure Philadelphia’s new elected leaders address priorities of Philly communities.

By Shawn Mooring

Guest Commentary: Why I’m Running for City Council At-Large

“Ya Fav Trashman” says there’s more to his candidacy than just cleaning up the city

By Terrill Haigler

Who’s Running for Mayor of Philadelphia In 2023

The 2023 mayor's race has officially kicked off. Here's everything you need to know about who's running, who probably will run and who should throw their hat in the ring

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Who Is Helen Gym?

The former two-term At-Large Philadelphia City Councilmember is known as Philly's AOC.

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Listen: Ali Velshi Speaks with Michael Cohen About — Who Else? — Donald Trump

MSNBC host and Citizen Board Member Ali Velshi chats with Donald Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen, about Trump, the Republican Party and lessons learned (or not)

By Ali Velshi