New Blood: Lauren Vidas
The former Council staffer and lobbyist is challenging Councilman Kenyatta Johnson. Her slogan? “Expect more and demand better.”
Mayors for President
The Nowak Metro Finance Lab Director on how city leaders can be the national problem-solvers we need
A Bad Way to Hire Judges
Philly 3.0's engagement director on how our antiquated ballot system is bad for our courts
Buy New Voting Machines Already
Philly Election Commissioners are refusing to have new, reliable machines in place by 2020. As Philly 3.0’s Engagement Director notes, that puts the Presidential election at risk
The Things We Cared About
2018 was quite a year. Can we make 2019 the best one ever in Philly?
New Blood: Ah, The Ghosts of Scandals Past
In the first of an occasional series profiling relative newcomers to the political process, two would-be reformers eye the City Commissioner’s office.
What We Talk About When We Talk About Turnout
November’s midterm saw a higher turnout than any in recent memory. An urban demographer breaks down what that really means
They Vote(d) That Jawn
Nearly 7,000 18-year-olds registered to vote between the primary and general elections this year. The bestselling author and Safe Kids Stories founder announces the winners of the Vote That Jawn contest, which helped to GOTV