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C70 CEO David Thornburgh Interviews Philadelphia City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart
Rebecca Rhynhart is the Philadelphia City Controller and the first woman to be elected to the position. As City Controller she is Philadelphia’s chief auditor and independent financial watchdog.
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C70 President and CEO, David Thornburgh, on the importance of Fair Elections
A critical part of ensuring all voices are heard is maintaining the integrity of our elections. Seventy works to fulfill that mission through efforts like Draw the Lines and Open Primaries PA.
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C70's Voter Experience Survey: Generally OK, but some long lines and inappropriate requests for voter ID
NOVEMBER 2016 VOTER EXPERIENCE SURVEY: GENERALLY OK, BUT SOME LONG LINES AND INAPPROPRIATE REQUESTS FOR VOTER IDENTIFICATION
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C70 to Kick Coffee Can of Destiny Down the Ben Franklin Parkway into New Coffee Museum
Philadelphia, PA (April 1, 2019) --- The Committee of Seventy (C70) announced today that it has negotiated rights to acquire the "Coffee Can of Destiny" (CCoD) from the Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners and plans to donate it to a new Philadelphia Coffee Museum to be built on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
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Campaign Contribution Limits to City Candidates Preserved: U.S. Supreme Court’s campaign finance ruling has no local impact
PHILADELPHIA – January 23, 2014 –The Committee of Seventy expressed relief that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued today does not impact caps on contributions to most candidates elected by Philadelphia voters.
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Campaign for Election Reform and Modernization Will Continue Despite Commonwealth Court Decision
Better Government Advocates Press Need to Reform City Commissioners Office
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Can We Talk?
Please join us to strike a blow for the notion that America isn’t doomed to division. Some hard work needs doing, but we can do it. Beginning here, in Philadelphia.
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Carol Kuniholm of Fair Districts PA on Redistricting
Committee of Seventy, Rep. Jared Solomon, the Northeast Times and the League of Women Voters-Philadelphia hosted a legislative summit on the topic of election reform featuring experts on some of the most pressing issues facing our democracy.
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Celebrate Constitution Day and Slay the Gerrymander
Join the Committee of Seventy and the University of Pennsylvania’s Office of Government and Community Affairs on September 17th to Celebrate Constitution Day and Slay the Gerrymander.
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Central and Girls High students interview Auditor General candidate Nina Ahmad
by PhillyYouthVote and Studio C70