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Republican Ed Durr and Democrat Dick Codey fend off incumbent challenges in N.J. primary
Republican Ed Durr and Democrat Dick Codey fend off incumbent challenges in N.J. primary

Voter Guides

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What you need to know ahead of the 2023 Pa. primary election

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Who’s running for Philly mayor?

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Who’s running for Philly City Council?

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Who's running to be Philly's next controller?

Polling place on election day

Procrastinator’s Guide to the 2023 primary election in Philly

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Map: Where to drop off your mail ballot for Philly’s 2023 primary election

Pa. Supreme Court primary candidates, from left, clockwise: Deborah Kunselman; Daniel McCaffery; Patricia McCullough; Carolyn Carluccio.

Who's running for Pa.'s state Supreme Court?

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Who's running for Pa.'s Commonwealth and Superior Courts?

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Everything you need to know about requesting, filling out, and returning your Pa. mail ballot

PA Voter Sticker in Camp Hill

A basic guide to vetting candidates for school board, judge, and more

Philadelphia mayoral candidate Helen Gym is joined by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen Bernie Sanders during a rally at Franklin Music Hall.

Helen Gym rallies with Bernie and AOC as Philadelphia’s primary nears

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What does the mayor actually do? The job of Philly's top official, explained

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Young Philadelphians want to be heard before you elect the city’s next mayor

Tulips are pictured outside Philadelphia City Hall.

What Philly’s next mayor could borrow from other cities to support the arts

Philly skyline above the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk (Danya Henninger/Billy Penn)

Where do Philly mayoral candidates stand on business and economic development?

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw is shown up close, with a city block and street visible behind her.

With a mayoral election looming, Danielle Outlaw is trying to change minds

Philly mayoral candidates stand at podiums onstage.

WHYY’s ‘Studio 2’ goes 1-on-1 with Philly mayoral candidates

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The PACs spending big money in the 2023 Philadelphia primary

South Philly restaurant Juana Tamale was penalized by the city for its sign that is 8 inches larger than what officials said was allowed under zoning law.
(Kristen Mosbrucker/ WHYY News)

Business owners say Philly's next mayor must tackle crime before anything else

Flags from different countries blow in the wind as City Hall is visible in the background.

What do Philly's immigrant communities want to see from the next mayor?

Portraits of former mayors line the walls of City Hall chambers. A podium and the U.S. flag and the Philadelphia flag are in the center of the photo. Chairs are lined up against the wall.

Philly mayoral candidates were asked to respond to the arts sector. Only 2 did

Rebecca Rhynhart, Cherelle Parker, and Helen Gym

Philly mayor’s race poll results: Statistical tie, with three women in front

A photo of the Philadelphia skyline taken in October, 2021

Where do Philly mayoral candidates stand on climate issues?

Police at a crime scene.

What Philly’s next mayor can learn from other cities on gun violence

An art project is seen with the words ''vote'' and ''love'' visible

Philly mayors have a mixed history of supporting the arts. Will the next one be an arts mayor?

Mayoral candidate Jeff Brown answers a question during a forum on the performing arts and cultural economy at the Kimmel Center. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

Nonprofit connected to Jeff Brown can apparently keep sending mailers, despite ongoing ethics case

Helen Gym

Helen Gym’s ground game: A ‘cult-like following’ plans to knock on 300,000 doors

Empty lots are shown in West Philly.

Philly mayoral candidates target vacant land for affordable housing

Rebecca Rhynhart speaking into a microphone

Why people are comparing Rhynhart’s mayoral campaign to Warren’s presidential run

Jeff Brown speaks during a mayoral candidate forum

Philly Ethics Board alleges illegal coordination between mayoral candidate Jeff Brown and super PACs

Michael Barnes embraces his 13-year-old son, Elijah, behind a drum set at the Clef Club.

How Philly’s next mayor may rely on arts groups to address civic problems

Mayoral candidate Maria Quiñones Sánchez participates in the Restoring Safety Forum at WHYY.

Maria Quiñones Sánchez drops out of Philadelphia mayor’s race

Candidate Cherelle Parker speaks at a mayoral forum on education held at George Washington Carver High Schoo

The region’s elected officials have been lining up behind Cherelle Parker for Philly mayor

A portrait of Gabriela Sanchez

New director of Philly Cultural Fund has a message for the next mayor

Samantha Rise, program director of Girls Rock Philly, leads a march with a giant unicorn puppet demanding arts funding in June 2020

Next Philly mayor should ‘believe in the possibility of the arts,’ cultural leaders say

A police car on 56th Street in West Philadelphia.

As Philly mayoral candidates debate public safety, activists are raising the alarm on stop and frisk

Mayoral candidate Rebecca Rhynhart stands at the podium.

‘It’s about time’: Michael Nutter endorses Rebecca Rhynhart in Philly mayoral race

Sam Searles leans towards the microphone as she asks a question.

Philly mayoral candidates address gun violence at WHYY News and Billy Penn forum

Philadelphia Councilmember Helen Gym speaks with members of the media during a news conference

What to know about Helen Gym: How the mayoral candidate became one of Philadelphia’s most prominent progressive voices

Philadelphia City Councilmember David Oh announces his candidacy for mayor at the National Constitution Center. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

David Oh becomes first Republican candidate to enter mayoral race

Former Philadelphia City Controller announces a run for mayor

Rebecca Rhynhart is running for mayor: What to know about Philly’s former fiscal watchdog

Jeff Brown speaks during a mayoral candidate forum

Jeff Brown, with no political experience, is fashioning an outsider’s campaign for Philly mayor

State Rep. Amen Brown (Pa. House)

What to know about Amen Brown, the state rep running for Philly mayor


What to know about James ‘Jimmy’ DeLeon, the former judge running for Philadelphia mayor

Philly City Council Races

All 17 Philadelphia City Council seats are up for grabs. Seven are at-large seats, and 10 are district-level.
The north facade of Philadelphia City Hall.

Philly City Council candidate tracker: Meet everyone on the primary ballot

Councilmember Brian O'Neill appears at a press conference

Brian O’Neill has held Philly’s Far Northeast Council seat for 43 years. Could Democrats unseat him?

Ballot Questions

Posters for a 2019 exhibit at the U.S. Mint Philadelphia.

Should Philly be able to stash more cash for a ‘rainy day’?

Workers at the Port Richmond Walmart roll more water to the store on Sunday, March 27.

Should Philly change the city charter to force a focus on workforce and job training?

A Philly police officer's uniform is pictured

Should Philly loosen requirements for police oversight board staff to provide more flexibility in hiring?

15th and Erie streets in Philadelphia

Should Philly install a new cabinet-level public safety director?

Philly Suburbs

Side by side photos of Ed Brown and Laura Wentz.

Who is running for Upper Darby mayor on the Democratic ticket?

From top left: headshots of Tanya Bamford, Tom DiBello, Liz Ferry, Joe Gale, Kimerbly Koch, Neil Makhija, Noah Marlier, and Jamila Winder.

Who’s running for Montgomery County commissioner?

side by side photos of Stefan Roots, Thaddeus Kirkland, and Pat Worrell

Massive stakes: Who is running for mayor in Chester?

Side by side photo of Heather Boyd and Katie Ford.

Democratic control of Pa. state House at stake in Delaware County race

Spanish Translations

Se ve Deborah Kunselman, Daniel McCaffery, Patricia McCullough, and Carolyn Carluccio en cuatro fotos distintas.

Guía completa de los candidatos a la Corte Suprema del Estado

The exterior of the Pennsylvania Judicial Center.

Una guía completa de los candidatos a la Corte de la Commonwealth y Cortes Superiores

mail ballots getting processed.

Todo lo que necesita saber para solicitar, llenar y devolver su papeleta de voto por correo

(Danya Henninger/Billy Penn)

Una guía completa para el día de las elecciones primarias de Pa. 2023

New Jersey

A voter enters the J.C. Stuart Elementary School in Willingboro, N.J., to vote in the primary election. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

What to know ahead of New Jersey’s 2023 primary election

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy speaks in front of an American flag.

Gov. Murphy signs overhaul of campaign finance laws in New Jersey

Get In Touch

Every Voice, Every Vote is a collaborative project to inform Philadelphians about the 2023 mayoral and City Council races. WHYY News joins other Philadelphia newsrooms, community organizations, and the Lenfest Institute for Journalism on the project.

Other Election Stories

side by side photos of Stefan Roots, Thaddeus Kirkland, and Pat Worrell

Big money is flowing in Chester’s tight mayoral race

Mail ballots of different colors

Chester County changes color of mail and absentee ballot envelopes to clarify process