Who Should Replace Al Schmidt?

The democracy-defending city commissioner is resigning next year. Philly 3.0’s engagement director urges Mayor Kenney to appoint a courageous, accomplished—and Republican—staffer to help run our city’s elections

By Jon Geeting

Guest Commentary: Don’t Abolish the City Commissioners

A business owner and civic leader argues that pulling off the 2020 election should make us rethink calls to eliminate the row office

By Larry Ceisler

Now Can We Abolish the City Commissioners Office?

Republican Al Schmidt says he won’t run again. Is now the time to make a much-needed change to how our elections are run?

By Jon Geeting

Guest Commentary: Who’s Protecting Our Vote?

A two-hour “prank” during a meeting last week seems to prove the City Commissioners don’t take seriously their role in making our elections safe and easy. A former commissioner candidate calls them to account

By Jen Devor

The Easiest Way To Vote

For the first time this year, you can cast your ballot for 50 days straight at City Hall—or maybe, Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, in a neighborhood near you. Here’s how to take advantage.

By Jon Geeting

Tasco—Count Me In On That Petition!

The former Councilwoman—and one-time City Commissioner—comes out in favor of abolishing the elected office that oversees elections

By Larry Platt

Sign the Petition: Abolish the City Commissioners Office

Embarrassed by no-show, non-voting City Commissioner Anthony Clark? Prove to Al Schmidt that you do care

By Larry Platt