Could an “Ice Cream Truck” for Voting Protect PA’s Ballots?

This swing state rejects thousands of mail ballots a year over minor errors. A Montgomery County official wants to help voters cure their ballots where they live

By Alex Burness

Citizen of the Week: Vivek Babu

Thanks to the efforts led by Drexel’s undergraduate student president, the university will for the first time give students the day off for voting and engagement on Election Day 2024, the latest in a string of election advocacy successes.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Is Philly About to Decide Democracy’s Future … Again?

Voter turnout in the biggest city of our key swing state is trending dangerously downward. Is Philly about to end democracy after saving it four years ago? Governor Shapiro has a warning for us

By Larry Platt

How to Start a Voter Registration Drive

12 steps to running a safe, legal and successful voter registration sign up by the general election deadline

By Claire Wolters

How To Up Your (Primary) Election Day Game

April 23 is Primary Election Day in Philadelphia. You voted. Or, you’re going to. There is still more you can do

By Lauren McCutcheon and Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Your 2024 Good (Philadelphia) Citizen Calendar

The dates you need and things to do in Philadelphia to make this year your civic best

By Lauren McCutcheon

How to Vote in Philadelphia

Everything you need to know about voting in Philadelphia

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Citizen of the Year 2023 Awards: Michelle Belser

The Citizen’s 2023 Block Captain of the Year gets her neighbors to vote in record numbers, and makes sure the block isn’t just clean — it’s beautiful.

By Natalie Pompilio