Philadelphia’s 2015 primary election is Tuesday, May 19. Registered voters have the opportunity to select primary candidates for Mayor, City Council, Judges, City Commissioners, Sheriff, and Register of Wills.
Wondering where the candidates stand on issues that are important to you? Not sure who to choose? Check out Crowdpac. This handy site helps you learn the ins and outs of all the candidates’ views and even allows you to build your own ballot in advance of the election. Crowdpac is a non-partisan group working to “make it easier for citizens to learn about politicians, and to find and support political candidates that match their priorities and beliefs.”
Want to understand more about the nuts and bolts of the election and practical information like how to register and find your polling place? The Committee of Seventy is a Philadelphia-based non-partisan institution committed to providing voters with all the information they need to make informed decisions. You can even call them to get help making your election day choices: 1-855-SEVENTY (1-855-738-3689).
Thirty-four of the Free Library’s locations are polling places, but where you vote depends on your address. Check here to find out where you should go to vote.
Don’t forget to vote this coming Tuesday, May 19 and again in the general election on Tuesday, November 3.