Philly Politics


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Oct 2020

Recommendations on Ballot Questions

There are several referendum questions that are on all Philadelphia ballots in the 2020 General Election. You’ll see that we recommend a “Yes,” vote on items 1, 3 and 4, and are neutral on 2. We list the questions below, along with our recommendations and reasoning. Ballot Question No. 1 Shall the Philadelphia Home Rule...

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11

Sep 2020

Get Out the Vote

Election is 60 Days Away: Sign Up for a Shift on the Phones  We are 60 days away from Election Day and our need to reach out to our neighbors to get their commitment to vote continues to mount. We must win this election in a big way, so that you-know-who’s cries of “fraud” are...

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10

May 2020

Voting in the Primary Election

Whether you vote by mail or in person, please consider the PNN endorsements and recommendations in this primary election which include the candidates and delegates to the Convention, and also the ballot questions.  Based on candidates’ questionnaires and interviews, and a super majority vote by our members, PNN endorsed the following slate of candidates in...

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31

May 2019

How Our Movement Did in the Primary Election

The 2019 primary election demonstrated the growing power of the Party’s progressive wing as Philly Neighborhood Networks-endorsed candidates retained two At-Large Council seats and put up strong challenges in other Council and City Commissioner races while, at the same time, wresting three Common Pleas judgeships from Party control. Note that there were 28 candidates for...

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03

Jun 2018

When we Organize, We Win!

Well, isn’t winning nice! Philly Neighborhood Networks endorsed candidates Chris Rabb, Art Haywood, Joe Hohenstein, Malcolm Kenyatta and Liz Fiedler, all won their races for PA legislative seats yesterday and that is truly sweet. We are one step closer to a more progressive state legislature. In addition, and in the long run equally significant, almost...

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05

Jan 2018

A BROKEN NEW YEARS RESOLUTION

Two-thousand eighteen has barely begun, and Republicans are already finding it difficult to keep a New Years resolution that they had made in the previous legislative session. House Bill 153, introduced by Representative Jerry Knowles (R, Berks, Carbon, and Schuylkill counties), with co-sponsorship from the Republican leadership, passed both the House and Senate in the...

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13

Nov 2017

An Election Victory for Criminal Justice & Judicial Justice

In the November General Election, progressives won a major victory for criminal law reform and judicial justice. Receiving 75% of the votes for district attorney, Larry Krasner earned a convincing victory and a clear mandate for criminal law reform. And 5 of the 8 Democratic candidates we supported and worked for also won their seats...

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