In just an hour, the three democratic candidates for PA Senate will participate in a live televised debate on WTAE. In just three weeks, the voters of Pennsylvania will go to the polls to decide which one of these three candidates will challenge Republican Pat Toomey in the general election.
You can follow the debate on Twitter with the #PASenDebate. I’ve created a Twitter list of the candidates for Pa Senate here.
As you know, this years Presidential election has been anything but typical. One of the things that has come up in many conversations over the past few months… Read the rest
A 54-hour hackathon cultivating impact and entrepreneurship
Do you know what’s great?
We are living through an interesting time in the history of technology, where everyday people can choose to have a real impact. It’s not a matter of waiting for large institutions to fix what we know can be fixed. You and me, me and you, we can just choose to engage each other and build solutions.
That’s why Startup Weekend Civic Pittsburgh is happening at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 18th in the neighborhood of Allentown. It is a chance for us to come together and build solutions.… Read the rest
Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 is primary election day in Pittsburgh. Most of the registered voters in Pittsburgh are democrats (I have been trying to find the exact percentage of Pittsburgh voters who are registered as democrats, but I have yet to find that statistic). As a result, most of the elections in the City of Pittsburgh are determined in the Primary election. If you want to be able to vote for these candidates in the the primary election, you will need to be registered as a democrat. Voters who are registered as Republican, Independent or any other party can… Read the rest
Sorry for the last minute posting on this – but I think it is interesting and worth sharing some information about the Allegheny County Volunteer Firefighters – especially because I haven’t been able to find much information about this organization on the web. Even if you missed the parade and fireworks on Saturday – here are a few facts to check out.
I have always lived in the city of Pittsburgh – where the firefighters are full time employees, it wasn’t until I was in college that I realized that much of this country (and Allegheny County) are served by… Read the rest
Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 20 is election day in Pennsylvania. The polls are open from 7am to 8pm.
Here is what you will find in this post:
Find Your Polling Location
Need to know where to go to vote? Enter your address at vote411.org to find where you should go to vote.
Primary vs. General Election – what is the difference?
Tomorrow is the primary election – where each party chooses the candidates for the general election. From the VotesPA website:
In Pennsylvania’s Primary Elections, voters choose their party’s nominees to run in the General Election by casting ballots.
Pennsylvania… Read the rest