A Bad Way to Hire Judges

Philly 3.0's engagement director on how our antiquated ballot system is bad for our courts

By Jon Geeting

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

By Jon Geeting

The Things We Cared About

2018 was quite a year. Can we make 2019 the best one ever in Philly?

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

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.

By Larry Platt

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

By Jonathan Tannen

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

By Lorene Cary

Guest Commentary: Where are you, Philly Democrats?

A longtime political activist wonders why the local Democratic party was nowhere to be seen during the midterms—and urges it to step up before 2020

By Terry Gillen

Vote. Then Do More.

Make a plan, bring some friends, stay engaged. 23 ways to be a better citizen—starting now

By Meerabelle Jesuthasan and James Meadows