I’ve spent the past few days at home with the flu, which has given me plenty of time to watch the Presidential debate previews, documentaries on the candidates, the debates and the debate recaps. Twelve years ago, I had never voted, but a few month after attending a candidate MeetUp at the Church Brew Works, I quit my job and went to work full time on the presidential campaign.
Today, September 27 is National Voter Registration Day, a perfect excuse for a post on registering to vote.
October 11, 2016 is the LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE before the… 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
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
April showers (snow or rain) will eventually bring May flowers. While we are waiting for those flowers to sprout, there are a whole lot of events happening in Pittsburgh this month. From StartUp Weekend to the Dirty Ball – there is plenty to do in Pittsburgh this month.
votePGH events : May 21st is Election Day in the city of Pittsburgh. Voters will head to the polls to choose the next mayor. There are lots of events where you can meet the candidates and learn more about their visions for the city of Pittsburgh. We’ve included some of the mayoral… Read the rest
Tuesday, November 6 is election day – in addtion to voting for the President – there are lots of other races on the ballot that should be on your radar. But just as importantly for Pittsburgh – May 21, 2013 is the primary election for Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and even-numbered city council seats. If you aren’t registered to vote – please take a moment to register so you are ready for the Primary election in May. Click here to fill out a voter registration form.
Below are some links to voting resources as well as local voting… Read the rest