Midterm elections take place tomorrow, November 6th! Polls open at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm.

You can check your voter registration status by using this online tool or calling the Philadelphia Voter Registration Office at 215-686-1590. The City Commissioner’s Office also provides a list of candidates by district, as well as a preview of the ballot. For other voting questions, see the City Commissioner’s website.

After you’ve found your polling place, filled out your ballot, and proudly put on your ‘I Voted!’ sticker, check out some data on the local elections.


Using data to show election trends

Visualizations, analyses, and informative storytelling around election and voting data are more important than ever. Explore election results from 2002 to present as well as various elections-related datasets.

To get ideas of what visualizations you could create, check out City Commissioner Al Schmidt’s voter turnout visualization and voter registration graphic.

Share anything you make with @PHLInnovation.


Available City data at a glance:


Related data:


Keep in touch!

Have your own experience of using open data? Contact oddt@phila.gov to share your story.

There’s lots of ways to get involved. For information about City datasets and others, go to OpenDataPhilly.org. Visit this resources page for video tutorials and links to tools to help analyze data. Follow @PHLInnovation on Twitter to get alerts on future data releases, and join us on the public open data google forum.