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?
How Lisa Deeley Saved Democracy
She’s a Democratic party loyalist. But, along with her co-city commissioners, Omar Sabir and Republican Al Schmidt, the Northeast native spearheaded a heroic election process.
Vote Early. Be Counted.
City officials warn of more delays in counting votes in November. Philly 3.0’s engagement director seconds their advice: Mail in your ballots a week ahead.
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
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.
Voting Is (Just Maybe) About to Get Easier
The State Legislature is set to pass a bill that would help more people vote. So why does City Commissioner Lisa Deeley seem to be against it?
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
Dear Lisa Deeley, We’re Sorry
Our petition to eliminate the City Commissioners could put you out of a job