Committee of 70
April 22nd may seem far away, but it gives voters just 20 days to get those applications in.
On Tuesday, Mayor Nutter fired a city worker implicated in a probe by the city’s Board of Ethics of City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown.
The voting rights watchdog, Committee of Seventy, released the results of its Election Day survey on Voter ID.
The Committee of 70 wants Philadelphians who resorted to using ‘provisional’ ballots in the presidential election to raise their concerns and e-mail the election watchdog group.
Philadelphia’s election watchdog group says voting in the city is being hampered by a registration issues, a claim disputed by the city officials who run the polling places.
Philadelphia elections officials insist they’ll be ready to go for the presidential election come Tuesday, despite the two days lost to Hurricane Sandy.
Stephanie Singer, chairperson of the three-member board of city commissioners, which runs Philadelphia elections, sent an e-mail urging support for Pres. Obama.
City officials say not to worry, they’ll get it done in time.
There was applause but not quite jubilation when the Pa. Voter ID Coalition got the news that photo ID cards would not be necessary for next month’s election.
A Philadelphia city councilman’s plan to give council direct and final control over hundreds of millions of dollars isn’t sitting too well with a local political watchdog group.
Opponents of Pennsylvania’s recently enacted voter ID law have notched a preliminary victory in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
“This decision by Judge Simpson is dripping in political partisanship,” says Jerry Mondesire, the president of the Pennsylvania NAACP.
Play by the rules. That’s the word from Philadelphia’s election watchdog group, The Committee of 70.
Everything you need to know about Election Day in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware can be found in our Election Day Resources guide.
Mayor Nutter says it’s time to look ahead, now that the Arlene Ackerman buyout drama is over.
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