Today, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 is Primary Election Day in the state of Pennsylvania. I am particularly interested to see how the turnout for this local election compares to previous primary elections that occur after a presidential election. Since November, there has been an incredible volume of posts on social media about getting involved in local issues. The turnout today will be an interesting metric of if posting about local politics translates into voting locally.
I have been following the election on Twitter all day and out of curiosity, I wanted to see what the candidates are tweeting about today. … Read the rest
Today, Tuesday, November 4, 2014 is Election Day. The big race on the ballot is for the Governor of PA. The polls are open until 8pm.
Share your voting stories with the #votePGH hashtag.
Links to polling place locators, voter guide and more are included below.
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There are several projects that we launched in 2013 that I’m particularly proud of – one that comes to mind today is votePGH. This was a little project that we put together, with the help of some other generous volunteers who created the logo and designed the website in just a few days. The goal of votePGH is to generate awareness about upcoming elections and to make sure Pittsburghers are registered to vote.
Yesterday, I attended the inauguration of Bill Peduto as the 60th mayor of Pittsburgh. I usually don’t write much about politics here on IheartPGH, but this blog… Read the rest
Today – Tuesday, May 21, 2013 is election day in the city of Pittsburgh.
Election Day Information
Polls are open from 7am to 8pm.
Use the Allegheny County Polling Place Locator to find your polling place.
More details and Election Day Resources are available here
Looking for information on the candidates? Check out the following voter guides:
Voting Guide for the May 2013 Primary Election in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County – this is an extensive guide to candidates that was put together by a CMU grad student
Bike Pittsburgh – We Bike. We Walk. We Vote. Bike Pittsburgh has… Read the rest
A map of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with its neighborhoods labeled. For use primarily in the list of Pittsburgh neighborhoods. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
We are making great progress in getting folks to pledge to vote over at votePGH.org. I have two goals for votePGH to achieve before election day:
1000 – Get 1000 Pittsburghers to pledge to vote – we have just passed the 250 mark and we need your help to get more folks pledging!
Every Neighborhood – At least 1 pledge from each of Pittsburgh’s 90 Neighborhoods. You don’t have to live in Pittsburgh to take the pledge! All voters… Read the rest