On Tuesday, May 19, Philadelphia citizens will choose the future leaders of the city. The mayoral race
is getting all the attention leading up to election day, but all 17 seats of the City Council will be on the ballot, too. Do you know who you're voting for?
There will be opportunities for the constituents to interact with their prospective future council members and hear about their stances on important issues. The event is free and open to the public, though pre-registration is required.
If you're feeling particularly lost when it comes to this race, there will be a cheat sheet on the issues available to attendees. Committee of Seventy put together a "How City Council Works"
guide, if you want to do a little homework beforehand.
The convention will include an opportunity for attendees to register to vote or update their registration with district information for first-time voters. Light fare and drinks will also be provided.