Election

DNC Events Relevant to Poverty and Homelessness

Below are some events related to issues of poverty during the week of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. We will update this list as we learn of new events. (Project HOME is not directly endorsing these events.)

Will the next Mayor work to end homelessness and poverty?

Join us at the
Vote for Homes! Coalition Real Solutions for Hunger and Homelessness Mayoral Candidates Forum
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Broad Street Ministry
315 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Hosted by the nonpartisan Vote For Homes coalition.
For more information visit www.voteforhomes.org or call 215-232-7272, x3061.

VOTE May 16
Election Day is Tuesday, May 16th
Polls are open from 7 AM - 8 PM

This election is critical for the future of our city!  There are multiple local offices that will be on the ballot including District Attorney, City Controller, Court of Common Pleas, and Municipal Court. There is also 1 seat for the PA Supreme Court, 4 seats for the PA Superior Court, and 2 seats for the PA Commonwealth Court.

Make a pledge to vote!

Join Vote For Homes in our ongoing nonpartisan effort to register voters by learning about how to support the voting rights of people who are low-income, homeless, living with disabilities, or formerly incarcerated.

We are hosting trainings for voter registration so register here.

If you want to help with calling voters or getting people to the polls, you can sign up here to be notified about future opportunities. 

 

Primary Election Day in Pennsylvania is Tuesday, April 26
Polls are open from 7 AM - 8 PM

A few tips:
•    Who can vote? Voters registered as Democrats or Republicans may vote in their party’s Primary Election on Tuesday, April 26. Registered voters with no party affiliation may only vote on ballot questions during the Primary Election.
•    Where do I vote? Confirm your voter registration and find your Pennsylvania polling place - www.bit.ly/VoteVerifyPA

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3
Polls are open from 7 AM - 8 PM
 
Where do I vote? Confirm your voter registration and find your polling place - www.bit.ly/VoteVerifyPA
 
What will the next mayor and city council do to end and prevent homelessness? This election is critical for the future of our city!  
What does the Pennsylvania Supreme Court do and how does it impact me?

Project HOME’s Advocacy Committee hosted a meet-and-greet session with the candidates for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in the 195th District on Tuesday, July 28. This Tuesday, August 11, there is a special election in the 195th District to fill the vacant seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. (Former Rep.

 

Here are some of our favorite training materials and pledge to vote cards.

 
Learn how to register voters and about voting rights for people who are homeless, living with disabilities, or formerly incarcerated.
 

The 2014 Primary Election is almost here!

Deadline for voter registration: Monday, April 21
Last day to apply for an absentee ballot: Tuesday, May 13
Primary Election: Tuesday, May 20

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