Use Seventy’s Voter Guide to find out how to register to vote, where to cast your ballot and who represents you locally, in Harrisburg and Washington, D.C. You can also find information about political parties, and even how to run for office yourself. Since 1904, Seventy has been a trusted source of insight into the problems and challenges of running elections in Philadelphia. We advocate for policies and programs that improve the voting experience, increase the competitiveness of elections and protect the integrity of elections.

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Counties across Pennsylvania have announced plans for the June 2 primary election that involve hundreds of consolidated election precincts. The state's two most populous counties, Philadelphia and Allegheny, alone are shifting from the more than 2,100 polling places they open in a typical election to fewer than 500 Read More...

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change the election landscape, preventing the spread of the virus poses an extraordinary challenge to state and local officials as they work to ensure that elections in 2020 are fair, safe, and secure. Read More...

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Open Primaries PA is launching today an outreach campaign to the more than 1.2 million Pennsylvanians who are registered unaffiliated or with a third-party who cannot vote for candidates in the June 2 primary. Read More...

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On Tuesday, April 28, Philadelphia-based good government group Committee of Seventy will launch WeVote, a statewide campaign to prepare and support organizations and businesses, civic leaders, and elected officials across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to promote a culture of voting in their communities - and specifically, champion statewide vote-by-mail. Read More...

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As we continue to address this current crisis, and ask how we can make voting this election season accessible, safe, and accurate, we must also begin to ask, "What about those of us who can't vote at all?" It is incumbent upon us all to address that critical question in the months to come. Read More...

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