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May 20, 2014 Election Results Available On Line

Download a csv file of results, by vote type. (NB: write-in votes are classified as "W", no matter on what kind of ballot (regular, absentee/alternative or provisional) they appea… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/may-20-2014-election-results-available-on-line/

Watching the Computation and Canvass

The Computation and Canvass for Philadelphia County began at 9am Friday, May 23, at 520 N. Delaware Avenue, 6th Floor. (The entrance to the building is on Spring Garden Street, a … http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/watching-the-computation-and-canvass/

Ballot Questions and Plain English/Spanish Statements for May 20

Ballot questions (with plain language statements) in pdf format English: Council Approval of Contracts Minimum Wage Resign to Run   Espanol: Aprobacion_d… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-questions-and-plain-english-spanish-statements-for-may-20/

Ballot Numbers Now Available

Ballot numbers are now available at the website of the City Commissioners, PhiladelphiaVotes.com. http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-numbers-now-available/

Handbook: Voters Guide to Elections on May 20, 2014

Click here to download the Voters Guide to the May 20, 2014 election. This handbook is designed to guide voters who wish to participate in the May 20, 2014, election in Philade… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/han/

Info for Candidates 2014

Voters in a district have the right to petition in  court to have a candidate's name removed from the ballot. The  process is described in this order from the Philadelphia Court o… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/info-for-candidates-2014/

Special Election for Phila City Council on May 20, 2014

Click here for more information from City Council. In addition to the Republican and Democratic primary elections, and in addition to any ballot questions, there will be a Speci… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/special-election-for-phila-city-council-on-may-20-2014/

"Resign-to-Run" Ballot Question Approved for May 20, 2014 Election

(Resolution No. 130715-A) RESOLUTION Proposing an amendment to the “resign to run” provision of the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter so that City elected officials may become candid… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/approved-ballot-question-for-may-20-2014-election/

Proposed Ballot Question to create a DHS Community Oversight Board

Bill No. 140101, Introduced in Philadelphia City Council Feb 20, 2014. As of 1/9/2015, no further action has been taken. Accompanying Resolution (where the exact effect of the … http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-to-create-a-dhs-community-oversight-board/

May 20 Ballot Question to require Council sign-off on certain City contracts

A ballot question proposal was enacted on Feb 20, 2014: Resolution #130861, Bill #130851 You can look up the details using the bill and resolution numbers at https://phila.l… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-to-require-council-sign-off-on-certain-city-contracts/

Handbook: How to Run for Party Committeeperson

Each candidate for Committeeperson is entitled to two Poll Watchers. To apply for Poll Watcher Certificates, which will give your Poll Watchers the right to enter your polling pla… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/handbook-how-to-run-for-party-committeeperson/

Ballot Question to empower Council to enact Minimum Wage & Benefits set for May 20, 2014

Title Proposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter confirming Council's power to enact provisions Council considers necessary or appropriate to accomplish the p… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-to-empower-council-to-enact-minimum-wage-and-benefits-set-for-may-20-2014/

Ballot Question on public safety personnel proposed for 2014 Spring primary

City of Philadelphia City of Philadelphia - 1 - City Council Chief Clerk's Office 402 City Hall Philadelphia, PA 19107 BILL NO. 130576 Introduced September 12, 2013 Councilmembers… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-on-public-safety-personnel-proposed-for-2014-spring-primary/