How Elections in Philadelphia Work

With the mayoral primary in full swing, Philadelphia City Commissioner Seth Bluestein explains why voters should feel confident their ballots are safe and counted every Election Day.

By Todd Shepherd

Six Lessons from the Republicans’ Disastrous Midterm Elections

The promised red wave never happened. What should Philadelphia — and all — Republicans learn from the midterms?

By Andy Bloom

Governor, Senator … Who Won, Who Lost in the PA General Election

Pennsylvania made international news during the midterm elections. But Philadelphians also voted for representatives in City Council, U.S. Congress, and on ballot questions

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Ideas We Should Steal, Revisited: Make. Voting. Easier.

We learned many things about Pennsylvania after yesterday’s midterm election. One of them: We should have a better way to vote

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

How To Up Your Election Day Game

It’s November 8. Election Day in Philadelphia. You voted. Or, you’re going to vote. There is still more you can do

By Lauren McCutcheon and Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Why Philadelphians Must Vote on November 8

Why should you cast a ballot this 2022 midterm election? Your health, your wallet and your democracy are counting on it.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Guest Commentary: Voting Today Matters Tomorrow

Even one vote in one election matters. Even better, says a Harrisburg leader, is making voting a habit from a young age

By Joanna McClinton

Elections Office Drama

City Commissioners Lisa Deeley and Seth Bluestein may be at risk of losing their jobs in the 2023 election, Philly 3.0’s engagement director observes. That could have consequences for the all-important 2024 presidential race

By Jon Geeting