Philadelphia Treasurer Christian Dunbar, appointed in 2019, was removed from his position Friday after being charged with fraudulently obtaining United States citizenship through marriage fraud and bank embezzlement from a prior job.
While absentee ballots require the voter to list a reason they cannot vote in person– like traveling out of state during the election, or having an illness or physical disability – anyone can apply for and receive a mail-in ballot.
The new regulations now allow different third party advisors, who may be attorneys, to cross-examine students involved in the complaint, and they make the definition of "sexual assault" more narrow and subjective.
After spending the morning with Latinx elected officials and community leaders during a closed-door roundtable discussion in Kensington, Harris made a surprise visit to the Philadelphia Democratic City Committee headquarters.
The goal of the initiative is to make it easier and free-of-charge for undergraduates living near campus to have the materials to get their vote in on time.
Outside the venue, at least 200 people gathered for an anti-Trump demonstration organized by Refuse Fascism Philly and the Penn Community for Justice.
The event was held over Zoom Monday night, and is part of Penn Dems' effort this semester to encourage as many people as possible to vote.
Participants in the 2020 Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey were primarily assessed on their knowledge of their First Amendment rights and of the functions of the United States' federal government branches.
Penn Democrats, College Republicans, Penn for Biden, and the Wharton Politics & Public Policy Club sent a letter to Provost Wendell Pritchett requesting that Penn adjust all classes' attendance accommodations for students seeking to work the polls.
Vindman’s appointment as a Perry World House visiting fellow is the latest step in his transformation from a little-known government official to a prominent anti-Trump national security figure.
Though upperclassmen with residences in Philadelphia remain eligible to vote, most first years did not live on campus, preventing them from establishing a residence and registering to vote in the state.
1974 College graduate Ben Ginsberg criticized Trump for urging his supporters to vote twice, writing that there is no evidence of widespread fraud in mail-in voting and that voting multiple times is illegal.
The Flight 93 National Memorial marks the field where an airplane crashed as passengers and crew fought hijackers over control of the plane, thwarting an attempted attack on the U.S. Capitol building on September 11, 2001.
Penn Democrats have seen over 150 sign-ups after posting about it in the Class of 2024 Facebook group, along with many new Facebook likes and follows on their social media pages.
The book, titled Philadelphia Battlefields: Disruptive Campaigns and Upset Elections in a Changing City, hit shelves in August.
The grant, which was accepted on Thursday, will be used to buy vote-counting equipment, increase satellite election offices, and place drop boxes around the city.
The correspondence, exclusively obtained by The Daily Pennsylvanian, represents one of the most overt instances of Penn professors speaking out against Trump, a 1968 Wharton graduate.
Harris will be the first Black woman and first Asian American to be nominated for national office by a major party, and the fourth woman in American history selected for one of their presidential tickets.
Protesters' demands include that Penn fire Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush, Drexel cut ties with independent police department reviewer and former Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey, and Penn and Drexel pay PILOTs, payments which support the Philadelphia community and schools.
The move by Governor Tom Wolf endeavors to make the voting process safer, faster, and more accessible amid the pandemic.