The Weirdest Senate Primary Race In The Nation

Carpetbaggers, 2020 election result deniers, candidates—including a celebrity TV doc—spending personal fortunes, and connections to Communist China and the Turkish army. Welcome to democracy, PA-style

By Larry Platt

Un-Gerrymandering PA?

New maps to determine who will represent us in Harrisburg are being drawn up by state legislators. Philly 3.0’s engagement director runs down what we know so far—and what we can do keep the process fair.

By Jon Geeting

Who Will Return Johnny Doc’s Money?

The convicted labor leader’s union has spent $40 million on Pennsylvania politicians since 2010. A writer for Broad + Liberty wonders if they will finally distance themselves from his influence.

By Gina Diorio

Who’s Running for Judge in PA?

Pennsylvanians will choose the people presiding over courts from city to state this year. Here’s what you need to know to cast your ballot.

By Jen Devor

Voters’ Guide: Pennsylvania General Election 2021

Voting by mail this fall, or heading to the polls on November 2? Our voters' guide lays out everything that will be on your ballot.

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Will State Legislators Roll Back Voting Access?

Gov. Wolf will veto an attempt by PA Republicans to make voting harder this summer—but, Philly 3.0’s engagement director warns, the fight is unlikely to end there

By Jon Geeting

Guest Commentary: A “Ray of Hope” For Fair School Funding

A May pre-trial hearing for a seven-year-old school funding lawsuit in Pennsylvania has a state politics watcher wondering: Could this finally mean more money for schools that need it?

By Charlie Bacas

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