2020 Presidential Race

Philadelphia voters in 2020
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Your Ultimate Guide to Voting in Philly on Election Day

It’s finally here. Election Day. And what’s about to happen is anybody’s guess. But some things, you can count on: There’s going to be confusion. […]

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What Pennsylvania Poll Watchers Can (and Can’t) Do on Election Day

Have more Election Day questions? Find an answer in our ultimate guide here.  You’ve probably heard a lot of talk lately about poll watchers, especially […]

This is me dropping my Pennsylvania mail-in ballot into a secure dropbox at a Philadelphia satellite election office, less than 20 minutes after I walked inside to apply for it.
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Trying to Check the Status of Your Pennsylvania Mail-In Ballot? Good Luck With That

There’s a lot of anxiety and confusion right now over mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania. Most of us never used mail-in ballots before 2020, and now […]

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The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2020 Presidential Election in Philly

Here we go again. When we put together this guide four years ago, we thought the upcoming election would be the most consequential of our […]

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If You’re Not Voting in This Election, Yes, I’m Judging You

With less than a month before the general election, I have to admit that I’m getting pretty damn nervous. Each week, there’s a new diabolical […]

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You Officially Have One More Week to Register to Vote

You do not need us to tell you that there’s an election this year. What you might need us to tell you, however, is that […]

the secrecy envelope, which is a hugely important part of the Pennsylvania mail-in ballot process
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The Huge Importance of the Secrecy Envelope for Mail-In Voting

Before the hotly contested 2000 presidential election, none of us had ever heard the term “hanging chads.” And in the lead-up to the presidential election […]

This is me dropping my Pennsylvania mail-in ballot into a secure dropbox at a Philadelphia satellite election office, less than 20 minutes after I walked inside to apply for it.
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I Just Applied For, Received and Cast My Ballot in Philly in Under 20 Minutes

I really wanted to avoid using a mail-in ballot for the 2020 election. Not because I don’t trust the mail-in ballot process. I do, inasmuch […]

artist maria moller on her south philly block where she is debuting a get-out-the-vote art exhibit this week
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This South Philly Artist Is Turning Her Block Into a Get-Out-the-Vote Art Exhibit

South Philly artist Maria Möller has shown her site-specific and public art works in galleries, vacant lots, libraries, motels and all sorts of other other […]

screenshots from interviews that eight Philadelphians gave on the day after Donald Trump won the 2016 election
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Here’s What Philly Had to Say the Day After Trump Won the 2016 Election

November 9, 2016. That was the day when those of us who didn’t stay up late enough to see the final election results woke up […]

eagles fans tailgating in Philadelphia, something they won't be allowed to do this season
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Dear Eagles Fans: Say Goodbye to Tailgating

A roundup of news from the Philadelphia area. Philly Just Ruined Your Eagles Tailgating Plans By now, you are probably over the fact that the […]

airplanes and the control tower at Philadelphia International Airport, where international flights have just resumed
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You Can Now Take International Flights Out of Philadelphia Again

A roundup of news from the Philadelphia area. International Flights Resume Out of Philadelphia (Hooray?) Lately, there’s been a lot of talk about: Would you […]

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No, Mail-In Ballots Won’t Be Available On Monday. Blame the Green Party

Pennsylvania Mail-in Ballots Delayed Due to Green Party Mess Monday is September 14th. That is the day when Pennsylvanians were supposed to be able to […]

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Another Parkway Encampment “Deadline” Passes Amid Complaints of Public Sex and Drug Use

A roundup of news from the Philadelphia area. Parkway Encampment Outlives Yet Another Deadline, and One Local Mom Isn’t Very Happy About That It’s been […]

jim kenney enjoys indoor dining in Maryland
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Marc Vetri Goes Off On Mayor Kenney After the Mayor Dines Indoors

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Marc Vetri Not a Big Fan of […]