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Millennials Won — Mark Squilla’s “Promoters Bill” Is Dead

City Councilman Mark Squilla has decided to scrap his virally unpopular “Promoters Bill,” which came under fire last week from musicians, millennials and First Amendment advocates. The proposal would have required music venues […]

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Online Voter Registration Coming to Pennsylvania

Pennsylvanians can now register to vote online by going to register.votespa.com. Gov. Tom Wolf announced the policy change at a press conference today. He said […]

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PSA: Surprise! Today is Election Day!

It’s OK if you didn’t know it was Election Day until now. But it’s an important race: Voters from three sections of the city will choose new […]

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Millennials Don’t Vote for the Same Reason Your Generation Didn’t

A lot of people are really, really worried about the fact that millennials don’t vote in mayoral elections. But maybe they shouldn’t be. Don’t get […]

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I Changed My Party Registration Yesterday So I Can Finally Vote for Mayor

I’ve never really voted for mayor in the city of Philadelphia. I’ve always followed the mayor’s race. I remember gambling with a friend on who […]

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Should You Be Fined for Not Voting?

State Sen. Anthony Williams is planning to introduce legislation to require all registered voters in Pennsylvania to go to the polls in general elections. Williams, who is […]

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Is Pennsylvania Ready for Automatic, Universal Voter Registration?

State Sen. Vincent Hughes traveled to Selma, Alabama this past weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement in which police […]

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These Are the Most and Least Engaged Wards in Philadelphia

Voter turnout in Philadelphia sucked in November’s gubernatorial race. Despite near-perfect weather and many accounts to the contrary, only 37 percent of registered voters actually […]

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Actually, Voter Turnout in Philly Stank

It was a balmy day, the polls seemed reasonably busy, and anecdote after anecdote poured in suggesting voter turnout in Philly yesterday was reasonably strong. […]

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Democracy Vs. Pumpkin Pie: In Overbrook, Pumpkin Pie Is Winning

On Tuesday morning, around 10:30 a.m., I dragged myself out of bed to make my way to my local polling place, which I found courtesy […]

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Court Will Hear Challenge to Philly’s Voting Machines

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court today will hear a legal challenge to the electronic voting machines used in Philadelphia and 49 other counties across the state.

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When I Enter the Voting Booth, I Won’t Be Alone

As a member of media, I try my best (publicly at least) to remain impartial in regards to politics. Those who know me, know me. […]

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I Am Your Reason to Support Marriage Equality

As we go to the polls today, please considering sharing this video with your friends and family members. Because this election is personal for LGBT […]

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Liberty City’s Endorsements

The Liberty City Democratic Club has announced its endorsements for the 2012 General Election.

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Voting Tips

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it takes to have your vote counted at the polls this year. We’ve addressed a few of […]