The latest Philadelphia political battle comes not between two candidates, but between two organizations that are integral to elections in the city.
The Philadelphia Board of Ethics is drafting new regulations that spell out what city workers can and cannot do when it comes to political activity. But the political watchdog group, The Committee of 70, isn’t satisfied.
It’s been more than three months since Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter called on City Council to abolish the controversial retirement program known as “DROP.”
One of Philadelphia’s political watchdogs fears that negative advertising for a number of races through the campaign season will prompt many disgusted voters to simply stay home.
Philadelphia’s district attorney and two other election watchdogs want to hear from any city voters who facing polling place irregularities on Tuesday.