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Tuesday Is the Last Day to Register to Vote. What Are You Waiting For?

Tuesday is the last day to register to vote in the midterm election this November, Philly. So what are you waiting for? If you haven’t […]

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A Gay “Berniecrat Socialist” Announces Surprise Run Against Brian Sims

In an unexpected twist, state Rep. Brian Sims will have an out challenger in November — the first time in Pennsylvania history that two openly […]

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Why Isn’t Philly Ready to Elect a Radically Progressive Black Candidate?

For the last two primary election cycles, I’ve felt conflicted over the victories of progressive candidates. In one sense, I’ve become more optimistic about the future of […]

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Voters Complain About “Intimidating” Bibles at Philly Polling Places

When Jess Conda walked into her polling place inside a community center at 12th and Wharton streets on Tuesday, the South Philadelphia resident says she […]

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2018 Pa. Primary Results: Women Surge Toward Congress

The Pennsylvania primary on Tuesday night brought numerous wins for women: Attorney Mary Gay Scanlon secured the much-contested Democratic 5th Congressional District nomination, and state Rep. […]

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Malcolm Kenyatta Makes History With State House Primary Victory

This election night, LGBTQ community leader and former Democratic National Convention delegate Malcolm Kenyatta made history as the first openly gay candidate of color to […]

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Here’s What to Do If You Spot Voting Shenanigans on Primary Day in Philadelphia

In response to the controversy surrounding last year’s special election in the state House’s 197th District in North Philadelphia, DA Larry Krasner has mobilized a […]

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2018 Pennsylvania Primary: What to Know Ahead of the Election

Hey, Philadelphia voters: The Pennsylvania primary is on Tuesday, and we hope you’re ready. If not, we’ve put together a handy little guide to get […]

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Philly Won’t Have New Voting Machines by Pa.’s 2020 Deadline

Setting a goal for having new standards in place by the 2020 presidential election, Pennsylvania’s acting Secretary of State has asked that all of the commonwealth’s […]

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Act Fast: Monday Is the Last Day to Register to Vote in the Pa. Primary

The Pennsylvania primary is less than one month away. If you still haven’t registered to vote, don’t fret, but act fast: Monday is the last […]

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The No-B.S. Guide to Philadelphia-Area Women Running for Congress

This post has been updated to reflect both State Rep. Mary Jo Daley’s and Shelly Chauncey’s decisions to drop out of the race in the […]

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Judge Agrees That Lt. Gov. Mike Stack Lives With His Mom

A Pennsylvania appeals court has ruled in favor of Lt. Gov. Mike Stack in the Northeast Philly native’s residency challenge ahead of his campaign for […]

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Here’s Who’s Running for Congress in the Philadelphia Region

Wondering which congressional candidate you’re going to vote for in May primary? Now that candidates have officially filed their papers and U.S. Supreme Court and federal district judges have upheld the […]

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Reactions: U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Pa.’s New Congressional Map

Pennsylvania’s new congressional district map is now official. The U.S. Supreme Court and federal district judges in Pennsylvania on Monday both rejected Republicans’ attempts to block […]

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Bob Brady, Meet the Black Former Bank Exec About to Go After Your Seat

Things aren’t looking great for the old white guy celebrating his 20th year representing the 1st Congressional District of Pennsylvania. United States Representative Bob Brady […]