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The Philadelphia Democratic Establishment Has Officially Lost Its Mojo

If this year’s Democratic primary cycle taught us anything, it’s that the city’s political machine is in trouble. In what felt like a reformation, progressives […]

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Meet the Philly Nonprofit Behind Those Viral Dancing Mailboxes

If you were paying any attention to social media late last week (I mean, who wasn’t?), you probably saw them: three impressively realistic-looking USPS mailboxes […]

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Photos from Ground Zero: The Philly Vote Count

We always knew Philadelphia and the rest of Pennsylvania would play a pivotal role in determining the next President of the United States. Now that […]

a woman drops her pennsylvania mail in ballot into a dropbox outside of city hall, and now a lot of pennsylvania voters are confused about the status of their pennsylvania mail in ballots because of an outdated state website
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If Your Pennsylvania Mail-In Ballot Status Was “Pending,” Check Again

Last week, I told you that a lot of voters have been confused about the status of their Pennsylvania mail-in ballots. This is because the […]

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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 […]

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Here’s Where You Can Vote in Person Before Election Day

Update October 21st: This story has been updated to note that all 17 satellite election offices are now open. Election Day is drawing ever nearer. […]

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 […]

it was inside a philadelphia polling place like this one where mark squilla staffer Marie Beren is accused by the feds of participating in a conspiracy to commit voter fraud
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Here Are All the Ways You Can Cast Your Ballot in the General Election

The June primary — our first election attempt under pandemic conditions and with a massive increase in mail-in voting — may not have been a total […]

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Four Ways Election Day in Philly Could Go Terribly Wrong

As the 2020 general election draws ever nearer, COVID-19, delays at the post office, and the economic crisis threaten to turn early November here into […]

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These Are the Worst Four Words You Can Tell Philly Voters Right Now

Last week, the Democrats made their case for why Americans should vote blue in the November 3rd presidential election. Republicans are now making the case […]

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White Democrats, It’s Time for You to Get Your People to Vote

As the Democratic National Convention finally takes off, Black voters are infighting more than ever. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s pick of California Senator Kamala […]

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Is It Just Me, or Do the Philly Feds Really Hate Larry Krasner?

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. U.S. Attorney William McSwain Comes Out Swinging […]

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Citizens of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, Push Your Leaders to Get Election Day Right

The past four months have presented us with a series of careening crises. Another potential crisis looms large, but we know this one’s coming, and […]

Clarissa Dunston, a 103-year-old south philadelphia woman who insisted on voting in the primary
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103-Year-Old South Philly Woman Insisted On Going to Vote After Mail-In Ballot Didn’t Show Up

There’s been a lot of bad news to report lately, and that’s what I’ve spent most of the last three months doing. So when I […]

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Here Are All the Places You Can Drop Off Your Mail-In Ballot

Philadelphia area voters concerned that their mail-in ballots won’t arrive at their county election office by the deadline now have lots of other options. Mail-in […]