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City Life

These Two Lawsuits Could Force Philly to Purchase New Voting Machines

Who knew something as seemingly mundane as voting machines could generate so much conflict? Then again, maybe we should know better — this is Philadelphia, […]

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City Life

Have an Idea to Spruce Up Philly’s “I Voted” Sticker? Now’s Your Chance.

Look, we get it. Voting in American can be a chore. It happens on a work day. Your polling place might have a line longer […]

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City Life

New Online Absentee Ballot Request Makes Voting in Pa. … Marginally Easier

We have a lot of elections here in America, so it’s not unlikely that, at one point or another, you’ve been out of town on […]

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City Life

You Can Personally Test Philly’s Controversial New Voting Machines

Everyone agrees that voting is important, but in true Philly fashion, the city government can’t seem to reach consensus on how we should cast our ballots — as […]

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City Life

Monday Is the Last Day to Register to Vote in the Primary Election

Monday is the last day to register to vote in the primary election, Philly. If you’re not registered (or if you’re unsure of your voter status), […]

City Life

Will Rebecca Rhynhart Derail the City’s New Voting Machines?

Philadelphia’s city commissioners, who oversee elections, say they’ve purchased the best — and most expensive — new voting machines out there just in time for […]

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City Life

Amid Controversy, City Commissioners Choose New Voting Machines

On Wednesday, Philadelphia’s city commissioners forged ahead in the process of procuring new voting machines for the city. More than one week after they delayed […]

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City Life

Inside the Controversy Over Philly’s Effort to Get New Voting Machines

Roughly a year ago, Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration ordered all Pennsylvania counties to replace electronic voting systems with machines that leave a paper trail, in […]

City Life

3 Big Takeaways From the 2018 Midterms (and Other Results to Know)

Across the nation, the 2018 midterm election brought a mix of surprises, upsets, first-time wins and, if not a blue wave as Democrats had hoped, at least […]

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City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

In the Trump Era, Voter Turnout Skyrockets in Philly’s District Attorney Race

Voter turnout was 69 percent higher in Philadelphia on Tuesday than in the last district attorney’s race in 2013 — and all of the ballots haven’t been counted […]

City Life

City Commish: Nearly 100 Non-U.S. Citizens Voted in Philly

Republican City Commissioner Al Schmidt released a report on Wednesday claiming that hundreds of non-U.S. citizens have registered to vote in Philly, largely through the Pennsylvania […]

City Life

Montco Judge Rejects Presidential Vote Recount Plea

A Montgomery County Common Pleas Judge on Wednesday dismissed Green Party candidate Jill Stein‘s plea for a presidential vote recount in the county.