eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new

Philadelphia Elections

(City commissioner Stephanie Singer, in red dress, listens to testimony in a fourth-floor courtroom in Philadelphia City Hall.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

City Election Official Hears Complaints of Dirty Tricks on Recent Primary Day

The hearing was hosted by city commissioner Stephanie Singer without approval of the City Commissioners’ office, the body responsible for conducting elections in the City of Philadelphia.

06/05/2014

(A Philadelphia voting machine.  File photo)

Few Problems Reported in First Hours of Philadelphia Voting

“Typical” is how a Philadelphia elections official describes the problems that have cropped up so far in the first couple of hours of voting.

05/20/2014

(A polling place at 10th and Oxford in North Philadelphia.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

Judges Easily Elected in Philadelphia, Some Despite Poor Ratings

Four of the judicial candidates in Philadelphia won despite getting negative recommendations from the city’s Bar Association.

11/06/2013

(Campaign photos)

DA and Controller Only Races of Note on 2013 Election Day in Philadelphia

Both the DA’s race and the race for controller feature Democratic incumbents challenged by little-known and under-financed Republicans.

11/05/2013

(Stephanie Singer, chair of the Philadelphia City Commissioners, the agency that runs elections in the city.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia City Commissioners To End Double-Dipping By Poll Workers

“By this I mean one person working for one day, and getting paid for two jobs,” city commissioner Stephanie Singer explains. “We’re stopping it.”

02/09/2012

Henon

Political Watchdog Looking Into Local Union Leader’s TV Commercials

The ad features Local 98 political director Henon in a Phillies jersey, urging people to hire union contractors. Nowhere in the ad does it mention that Henon is also running for City Council.

05/13/2011

(credit: KYW's Tony Hanson)

Mayor Nutter Calls For Election Ethics Reform

A day after the city’s Ethics Board announced fines against a top Philadelphia elections official — who was engaging in her own political activities — Mayor Nutter is weighing in with a call for reform.

12/08/2010