There are many ways to become an informed citizen and different voters may use different methods to inform themselves. It is important to seek out and use reliable information from trustworthy sources as best as you can.
Questions to consider:
When is the next election?
What offices will be on the ballot?
Who are the candidates?
What are the issues?
Where do the candidates stand on the issues and which candidates best reflect my concerns?
What experience and record do the candidates have on the issues?
PoliticsPA.com is a news aggregator of articles in newspapers about political issues, elected officials, and candidates for office in the state of Pennyslvania, including Philadelphia. Reading newspaper articles and analysis is a way to try to understand the current political situation. Scroll through the articles until you see an article that interests you. Click on the link to read. Philadelphia articles may be toward the bottom.