Stephanie Singer

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

(NAACP members and others rally outside a Penndot driver's license center at 8th and Arch Streets.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Group Rallies in Philadelphia To Publicize, Criticize Pennsylvania’s New Voter ID Law

A voters’ rights group held a rally on Wednesday at a Penndot driver’s licensing center in center city Philadelphia, to get the word out about the new voter ID law.

03/21/2012

(Voters in Philadelphia.  File photo)

Critics of Pa. Voter ID Legislation Say It Causes, Not Fixes, Problems

The type of voter fraud the bill addresses is not considered a problem by officials in this region.

03/13/2012

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Some Relics Related To Old Political Parties Found At City Hall

While she’s getting settled in as the new City Commissioners Chairwoman at Philadelphia City Hall, Stephanie Singer continues to unearth items from the past.

02/11/2012

(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

(Recently elected Philadelphia city commissioners Al Schmidt, center, and Stepanie Singer chat with a voter following today's meeting.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia City Commission Begins Its Post-Tartaglione Era

In a low-key event, the Philadelphia city commissioners have elected Stephanie Singer as their chairwoman, succeeding Marge Tartaglione, who ran the office for several decades.

01/04/2012

(Marge Tartaglione, in file photo)

Tough Election Night For Philadelphia Commissioner Tartaglione

Among the hardest-fought races of the 2011 Democratic primary in Philadelphia have been the races for city commissioners — the elected officers who are responsible for running the elections.

05/17/2011

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