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Are you ready?  

Here's a good list of links to help you prepare for Election Day November 8th.

Go the Philadelphia City Commissioners Office for information on polling places - Philadelphia Votes

The Committee of Seventy has nonpartisan voter information - Committee of Seventy

Crowdpac offers objective Voting information.  You can create a ballot and find out which Presidential candidate is your best match. There’s also a cool tool that lets your find out how liberal or conservative you are based on your Twitter handle - CrowdPac

Check out EveryoneVotesPA voter toolkit for online and printable resource to get ready for Election Day. For local information and assistance, visit

Visit Ballotpedia for general information about state and local government, public policy, law and the 2016 elections.

Ballot Ready allows voters in select states including Pennsylvania to look up their personalized ballot. Crowdsourced (but corroborated) bios, issue positions, endorsements and news hits are available for state and federal candidates.

Voters in Philadelphia and across the state can also learn about candidates and build (and share!) their personal ballot with the League of Women Voters' online Vote 411 Guide. Follow the League's local Philly chapter and statewide organization for more nonpartisan voter information.

election protection

Election Protection is a nonpartisan effort led across the country by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. The two primary resources for voters are the Election Protection voter hotline and field programs that provide on-site assistance at polling places in targeted areas.

Addtional handy info:

Car-sharing services will make it easier to get out and vote on TODAY.

The super PAC My Ride to Vote has teamed up with Uber and Lyft to offer free rides in Pennsylvania to help get voters to their polling places.

Pennsylvania voters can get a free ride from Uber and Lyft Tuesday by using the promo code "VOTEPA."

Uber is also partnering with Google to launch a special in-app feature on Nov. 8 that will help riders locate polling locations and request a ride with just a push of a button.

Lyft is also offering a 45 percent discount on one ride between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. in Philadelphia "to commemorate the fact that the nation will be electing our 45th President."

Users can access the promotion through Lyft's Deal of the Week email they received on Sunday night.


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