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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We are deeply troubled by the letters sent by Senator Doug Mastriano to three of Pennsylvania's 67 counties demanding access to a laundry list of election materials and records. This purported effort to restore faith in the 2020 General Election and 2021 Primary Election constitutes an outrageous abuse of power and a waste of already stretched time and resources for the targeted counties. Read More...

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The Committee of Seventy opposed House Bill 1300, and we are relieved that the sprawling overhaul measure will not become law; but the status quo remains unacceptable. Read More...

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The Committee of Seventy strongly opposes Senate Bill 735, passed today along party lines in the Senate, proposing to enshrine a voter identification requirement in the Pennsylvania Constitution. Read More...

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Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) today introduced legislation, SB690, that would significantly expand the franchise in Pennsylvania by allowing 900,000 independent voters to participate in either the Democratic or Republican primaries. Read More...

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