Election Center 2023 - General
🗳️ General Election Ballot Guide
- City Council, at-Large
- City Council, Districts
5th Square’s Steering Committee recommends VOTING NO to the retention of Anne Marie B Coyle for Court of Common Pleas. We make this recommendation based on her history of draconian punishments in criminal cases and multiple land use rulings overturning zoning board decisions to block affordable housing.
📮 Mail Ballot Info
Find Our Endorsements / Recommendation on Your Mail Ballot:
If you haven't received your ballot yet -- check its status here.
Any registered voter may request a mail-in ballot. Request forms must be received by 10/31/23
Your mail ballot must ARRIVE by election day, November 7th to be counted -- you can submit your ballot at any drop box by 8 PM on November 7th, or mail it up until November 1st.
You can also register to vote or update your voting address online. (Last day to register is 10/23/23)
- Use the secrecy envelope
- Sign and date the declaration outside the return envelope
Still have you mail ballot and want to vote in person?
- Bring your ballot and the pre-addressed outer return envelope to your polling place to be voided. You can then vote a regular ballot.
- If you don't surrender your ballot and return envelope, you can vote by provisional ballot at your polling place.
📋 Questionnaire Responses
We asked candidates running for Mayor and City Council questions related to our 2023 Issue Platform, focusing on:
- Roadway Safety
- Public Space
- Transportation & Transit
- Housing & Land Use
Thank you to all of the candidates who took the time to complete our questionnaire. Candidate responses are listed below, alphabetical by last name, and are published upon receipt.
For questionnaire responses from the primary election, see this page.
Philadelphia City Council
(✅ Endorsed Candidates, Incumbents marked with *)
District 3 [Map] Incumbent: Jamie Gauthier
District 7 [Map] Incumbent: Quetcy Lozada
District 9 [Map] Incumbent: Anthony Phillips
📅 Important Election Dates
|10/23/2023||Last day to REGISTER before the November election|
|10/31/2023||Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot|
|11/ 7/2023||Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (8:00 PM)|
|11/ 7/2023||GENERAL ELECTION|
📫 How to Vote By Mail
You can also register to vote or update your voting address online.
🗺️ Find Your District
Not sure which district you live in?
• Maps of Philadelphia City Council Districts
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