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

A Winning Vote

The Citizen gave its first $1,000 2021 Voter Lottery prize to Hassan Abdellah, a true voting champion, just for casting a ballot in West Philly. Two more winners will be announced in a few weeks.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

How to Start a Voter Registration Drive

12 steps to running a safe, legal and effective sign up by the May 3 registration deadline (in a pandemic, no less)

By Claire Wolters

Vote to Win

The Philadelphia Citizen’s 2021 Municipal Primary Voter Lottery will give three Philly citizens $1,000 each just for voting. Could it be you?

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Vote Like the Kids

Thanks to a citywide volunteer effort to get 18-year-olds to the polls, they came out in record numbers last year. Now they’re taking the work statewide to keep the momentum going

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Who Didn’t Vote in 2020

Philly’s once-in-a-generation turnout helped give Joe Biden the presidency. But in North Philly’s Hunting Park, voters mostly stayed home. What will get them to the polls next time?

By Malcolm Burnley

Guest Commentary: Is Philly Ready For a Third Wave of Political Activism?

Now is the time to capitalize on the greatest civic engagement in a generation. A former city official lays out a plan to do that.

By John Kromer

Guest Commentary: Want to Boost Voter Turnout?

A legendary UArts professor of innovation says the advent of the secret ballot fueled voter apathy

By Neil Kleinman