The Committee of Seventy was established in 1904 to protect and improve the voting process, bring people of competence and integrity into government, combat corruption, and inform and engage citizens in the critical affairs of the day. We are the only independent, nonpartisan organization of our kind in the region, and the oldest and largest in Pennsylvania.Learn More
WeVote is our campaign to galvanize the business and nonprofit community, media partners, and government and religious institutions to promote a culture of voting and civic participation in their organizations.Learn More
Our goal is to create a culture of voting in Pennsylvania, and we need your help to do it. Through our WeVote initiative, you have everything you need to ensure your community - your family, your work, your neighborhood, your church - is prepared to have a successful voting experience.Build Your Ballot
With your membership, you not only support C70’s work to inform voters and advocate for reforms that make government more effective and representative, but you will also receive exclusive access to policy briefings, events, and more.Learn More
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In the darkness of deep division, partisan political conflict, where Americans are vulnerable to mis- and dis-information, the Committee of Seventy is a bright light, a trusted voice.
Ended cash gifts
Slayed the Gerrymander
Banned ultra-rich pension bonuses
Voting is necessary but not sufficient. A thriving democracy requires active participation, so we have a checklist of five research-based habits that helps you be an effective, active citizen.
Be a Voter
Invite Diverse Perspectives
Choose Your News Wisely
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