Polls open for 2011 general election

Photo by Flickr user kristib2pea
(Photo by Flickr user kristib2pea)

It’s election day in Philadelphia and polls are open until 8 tonight. You have until then to get to your voting place and elect the candidates of your choice. In the Northeast, 7th District Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez and 9th District Councilwoman Marian Tasco are the shoe-in candidates, having defeated their challengers in the primary.

In the 6th District, Democrat Bobby Henon and Republican Sandy Stewart will face off to replace Joan Krajewski, while incumbent Republican Brian O’Neill and Democrat Bill Rubin will go head-to-head in the 10th.

But even if your council district already has its next representative, several city-wide offices (like council-at-large) are still up for grabs, and there are ballot questions to be answered.

If you’re not sure who all the candidates are or where your polling place is, check the Committee of Seventy’s election guide and citizen’s guide.

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