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Emergency Absentee Ballots

From the PA Dept of State: The emergency application period began May 14 at 5:00 pm until Friday, May 17 at 5:00 pm for those voters who are voting by absentee ballot because o… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/emergency-absentee-ballots/

Primary Day Phone Numbers

Find your polling place on line or by phone 215-686-1500 Election Day Complaints    215-686-1590 Voting Machine Malfunction    215-686-7800 Election Boards, Absentee Ball… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/primary-day-phone-numbers/

Bilingual Interpreter Placement for May 21 Primary

Download Excel File WD DIV LANG     01 05 Spanish     01 06 Spanish     01 07 Spanish     01 10 Chinese     01 14 Spanish … http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/bilingual-interpreter-placement-for-may-21-primary/

April 26th Candidate Forum in 19143

SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA DISTRICT SERVICES PRESENTS Kingsessing Recreation Center – 50th and Kingsessing/Chester Avenues                          Free Dinner and Refreshments, … http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/april-26th-candidate-forum-in-19143/

April 25 Candidate Forum in 19124

Support Network for Returning Citizens (SN4RC) cordially invites you to attend our Voter Education/Candidate Forum scheduled for Thursday, April 25th between 6pm-9pm at the Days I… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/april-25-candidate-forum-in-19124/

Be the Boss: Vote May 21st!

Commissioner Singer's office is partnering with Clear Channel Outdoor and ShopRite on a public awareness campaign called "Be the Boss". Keep an eye out for electronic billboards o… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/be-the-boss-vote-may-21st/

Official Phila 2013 Primary Ballot

Download an image of the ballot on the left, or an Excel file of button numbers. Button numbers are listed below as well.   Button # Candidate Office Party … http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/official-phila-2013-primary-ballot/

Why You Might Care about Superior Court

Why you might care about Superior Court:  You or someone you love has been charged with a crime. Superior Court handles appeals of convictions and protects the right of a defe… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/why-you-might-care-about-superior-court/

Democratic Traffic Court Candidates Ballot Order

Ballot order as of 3/26/2013 This is not an official list. Please notify Stephanie Singer (firstname.lastname@phila.gov) of any errors. position Last Name 1 Bloom … http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/democratic-traffic-court-candidates-ballot-order/

March 20, 2013, Meeting of the City Commissioners

520 N. Columbus Blvd (aka N. Delaware Ave, entrance on Spring Garden St.), 6th Floor 11am Agenda: Ballot Drawing (ballot position lottery) Public Comment Adjourn to th… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/march-20-2013-meeting-of-the-city-commissioners/

Civics on the Ground Workshop, Monday March 11

Presentation Slideshow Hosted by the Democratic Ward Leader Gary Williams at the John Norris Homes at 25th and Norris (6:30-7:30) http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/civics-on-the-ground-workshop-monday-march-11/

Proposed Polling Place Moves (Spring 2013)

Ward Division Current Polling Location Proposed Relocation (current #div's) 08 19 Moore College of Art and Design, 20th & Race Sts The Atria/Senior Home, 15… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/proposed-polling-place-moves-spring-2013/

Voter ID in May 21 Primary Same as for last November

Official order from the Commonwealth Court By order of the Commonwealth Court, the implementation of the Voter ID Law in Pennsylvania for the May 21, 2013, primary election will b… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/voter-id-in-may-21-primary-same-as-for-last-november/

Phila Ballot Question to Support US Constitutional Amendment to Overturn "Citizens United"

Download the full text of the bill The earliest this question is likely to appear on the ballot would be on the May 21, 2013, election. Introduced in Philadelphia City Counci… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-to-support-us-constitutional-amendment-to-overturn-citizens-united/

Inspector General Ballot Question Documentation

As of 2/25/2013, the bill is in the Law and Policy Committee of City Council. From the office of Councilman Jim Kenney, who introduced Bill No. 130001, comes some more informat… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/inspector-general-ballot-question-documentation/

Proposed Ballot Question

For more information, see the later blog entry.   Bill Number 130001, introduced in Philadelphia City Council on January 24, 2013, is described by Chief Clerk Michael A. Dec… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/proposed-ballot-question-for-may-21-election/

Unofficial Judicial Election List for 2013 Elections

Department of State has issued an unofficial count of vacancy and retention contests anticipated for 2013 by county. In Philadelphia they anticipate: 6 vacancies and 15 retent… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/unofficial-judicial-election-list-for-2013-elections/