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(Philadelphia city commissioners Anthony Clark, left, Al Schmidt, center, and Stephanie Singer.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

City Commissioner Who Hasn’t Voted in 3 Years: ‘It’s Personal’

“I have made a choice and that’s my private choice,” said Anthony Clark, chairman of the panel that oversees Philadelphia’s election process. “Thank you very much.”

10/15/2014

(Philadelphia city commissioner Anthony Clark, in 2012 file photo by KYW's Steve Tawa)

Report: Philadelphia Election Official Hasn’t Voted in Years

The head of the election watchdog group Committee of 70 reacts: “One would assume that the person who runs local elections would be the first in line to vote. … I think it sends a very poor message to city voters.”

10/10/2014

(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

(Advancement Project attorney Marian Schneider, in dark jacket, and Philadelphia voter Mickia Moore, in white blouse, testify.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Pa. Lawmakers Hear Stories of Philadelphia Election Day Chaos Caused by Voter ID Law

A group of Pennsylvania legislators heard testimony from watchdog groups and voters on the state’s new voter ID law and problems it may have caused at the polls on Election Day 2012.

01/31/2013

(Philadelphia city commissioners Anthony Clark, Stephanie Singer, and Al Schmidt during a post-election meeting in which Singer was ousted as chair.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Singer Ousted By Colleagues as Chair of Philadelphia City Commissioners

It was a coup by two of the three commissioners, making themselves co-chairmen of the panel.

11/07/2012

(Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Despite Law Being On Hold, PA Voters Can Expect To Be Asked For Photo ID

Election judges are still required to ask Pennsylvania voters for a photo ID. However, at least for this election, voters are not required to show it.

11/05/2012

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Philadelphia Poll Workers To Receive Pay Increase?

It’s too late for this week’s elections, but Philadelphia City Council plans to take a look at whether the folks who work the polls on primaries and elections deserve better pay.

11/04/2012

(The Philadelphia City Commissioners, at their Friday meeting.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Election Commissioners Nailing Down Final Details For Tuesday’s Vote

The Philadelphia City Commission held its final pre-election meeting on Friday morning to discuss final preparations for Tuesday’s general election.

11/02/2012

(Voting machines at a warehouse in Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Officials Say City Will Be Ready For Tuesday’s Elections

Philadelphia elections officials insist they’ll be ready to go for the presidential election come Tuesday, despite the two days lost to Hurricane Sandy.

11/01/2012

(Philadelphia city commissioner Stephanie Singer.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

City Election Official’s Partisan Message Not Appropriate, Says Watchdog Group

Stephanie Singer, chairperson of the three-member board of city commissioners, which runs Philadelphia elections, sent an e-mail urging support for Pres. Obama.

10/25/2012

Even After Judge’s Ruling, Pa. Voter ID Opponents Not Slowing Down

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.

10/02/2012

(Philadelphia city commissioner Al Schmidt.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia’s Top GOP Election Official Alleges Widespread Voter Fraud in City

Minority city commissioner Al Schmidt says his probe into the May primary is not related to, nor prompted by, the furor over the state’s new voter ID law.

07/18/2012

Voting booths (Credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Report: Many Pa. Voters Don’t Have Proper Photo ID

The Pennsylvania Department of State reported earlier this year that 99-percent of registered voters have a PennDOT-issued photo ID, but figures released on Tuesday tell a different story.

07/05/2012

(Philadelphia city commissioner Stephanie Singer.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Officials Dicker With Pa. For List of Voters Needing ID Cards

Philadelphia election officials, anxious to make sure voters have photo ID, are waiting impatiently for data from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

06/11/2012

(Philadelphia city commissioner Stephanie Singer.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Commissioner Probing ‘Overvoting’ Irregularities in 2011 Primary

City commissioner Stephanie Singer says voting results from at least 10 divisions in last year’s primary show what’s called “over-voting” — that’s when the number of votes recorded exceeds the number of voters who showed up.

04/17/2012

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