Election Day is Tuesday, April 26 – Get Out and VOTE!

Written by on April 25, 2016

One of the best ways to ensure that our voices are heard on the issues that matter most to our community is to vote. On Tuesday, April 26, polling places in Pennsylvania and Delaware are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Stay tuned in to WURD all day for election coverage!

Please exercise your right to vote — but first, educate yourself about local politics and government:

VISIT WURD’s Politics & Government channel (900amwurd/politics) early and often for the latest podcasts, video interviews and articles about local, regional and national politics.


RESEARCH general information about voting, local races, polling locations, your rights and voting problems:

Website: Committee of Seventy

Website: Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners

Polling place location questions? Call the Citizens’ Access Center at 1-866-268-8603.


UNDERSTAND your rights before you go to the polls, and be vigilant when you get there:

For voting problems and emergencies, or if something happens to you personally, call the Voter Registration Office at 215-686-1590, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) at 215-592-1513 or the Committee of Seventy at 215-557-3600.

If you see something illegal, call the District Attorney’s office at 215.686.9641.

If you think your rights have been violated, call the Election Protection Hotline at 1-866-687-8683.


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