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November 30, 2021 • Press Releases
Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt to Serve as President & CEO of Committee of Seventy
Today, the Committee of Seventy’s Board of Directors announced that Al Schmidt has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Pennsylvania’s long standing nonpartisan advocate for better government.
November 15, 2021 • Press Releases
Statement on the Conviction of Councilmember Bobby Henon and Local 98 Business Manager John Dougherty
The conviction of Councilmember Bobby Henon and Local 98 business manager John Dougherty marks a historic break from business as usual in Philadelphia politics.
October 28, 2021
Philadelphia City Council Redistricting Roadmap for an Open, Accessible and Inclusive Process
Philadelphia took a significant step forward in the 2011 redistricting cycle when several of the most gerrymandered districts in the country were finally addressed. This was due, in no small part, to substantial advocacy both in the communities negatively affected and by champions within City Hall of a more fair map that strove for equitable representation.
October 21, 2021
David Thornburgh's Testimony to the PA State Government Committee
C70 CEO and Chair of the Draw the Lines PA initiative, David Thornburgh, testified on October 20, 2021 before the PA State Government Committee about congressional redistricting.
September 17, 2021 • Press Releases
Statement on Misguided Senate Action to Subpoena Voter Records and Personal Information Regarding the 2020 General Election
Statement on Misguided Senate Action to Subpoena Voter Records and Personal Information Regarding the 2020 General Election
August 13, 2021 • Letters & Testimony
Letter to York County Commissioners Regarding Partisan Election Review
The following letter was emailed to York County Commissioners Julie Wheeler (President), Doug Hoke (Vice President), and Ron Smith on August 12.
August 04, 2021 • Letters & Testimony
Testimony on Citizen Participation in Congressional Redistricting
Testimony on Citizen Participation in Congressional Redistricting in the Senate State Government Committee
July 23, 2021 • Press Releases
David Thornburgh to Step Aside as Committee of Seventy CEO to Assume New Role as Senior Advisor
David Thornburgh to Step Aside as Committee of Seventy CEO to Assume New Role as Senior Advisor
July 22, 2021 • Letters & Testimony
Testimony of David Thornburgh, President & CEO of Committee of Seventy, on the Issue of Congressional Redistricting
Testimony of David Thornburgh, President & CEO of Committee of Seventy, on the Issue of Congressional Redistricting
July 13, 2021 • Letters & Testimony
Statement on Redistricting Process
Statement from David Thornburgh President and CEO of The Committee of Seventy And Chair of Draw The Lines PA