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AMS Latest Air Quality Sensor Readings

The latest air quality sensor readings managed by the Air Management Systems (AMS) division of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH)

Bullet Voting 2015

Each voter is allowed to select up to five candidates for City Council At-Large. When a voter chooses only one candidate, it is known as “bullet voting.”

Campaign Finance Reports

Campaign finance reports from 2019 to the present: The tables below show different cuts of the campaign finance reports data related to Philadelphia elections provided by filers (including candidates and political committees) about their contributions, expenditures and debt. You can explore an interactive dashboard that visualizes much of this data, use the video tutorial to learn how to navigate the dashboard, or read the technical document to understand how we compiled the data and dashboard.

If you want to use the raw, unfiltered data, please visit the searchable database. Filers can submit reports on via the campaign finance filing system.

Candidates

THIS DATASET IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND WILL BE RE-RELEASED SHORTLY

The individuals who are candidates for elected office. Internally, this information is used to create the ballot. Externally, candidates and campaigns will want to know who their opponents are.

Census Tracts

For matching and analyzing demographic data collected and compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey(ACS) to the geography of Census Block Group boundaries within the City of Philadelphia. These boundaries can change every ten years when the decennial census is conducted. Adjusted to City’s Standard Boundary Format.

City Council Districts

City Council Districts for a variety of different years.

City Payments

This dataset includes checks and ACH (direct deposit) payments made by the City during the fiscal year, which runs from July 1st 2016 through June 31st 2017.

Please see full metadata to learn more detail about important notes to this data, such as:

  • This data cannot be compared with other financial and accounting reports released by the City.
  • Legal and security-sensitive data has been rolled up to the aggregate dataset.
  • This dataset does not include salary and benefits data or payments the City makes to fund the operations of the First Judicial District.
  • Vendors should use the vendor payment website, not this dataset, to track payments.

Councilmatic

Subscribe to, comment on and follow Philadelphia City Council legislation as it moves through City Hall. Legislation can be searched by status, controlling body, sponsor, and type. The code running the site is available on Github.

Elected Committee People

This data set is a list of elected Committee People by ward, division, and party.

Election Board Who Worked on Election Day

This data reflects which Election Board Officials worked on Election Day and received payment for their services.

Election Results

Certified election results for both primary and general elections.

Heat Vulnerability by Census Tract

Describes heat vulnerability by census tract incorporating exposure and sensitivity indicators.

Historic Political Wards & Divisions

Historic ward and ward division boundary data from PASDA and Azavea archives. Attribute tables were modified to match across all years.

Online Citizen's Guide

An online polling place and elected official look-up tool that enables users to access information about the local, state, and national officials serving any Philadelphia-region address. After entering a location, users can view nearby polling places and elected officials for that location, with an accompanying map. Users can also download results as text files. Data is drawn from the Committee of Seventy as well as the Philadelphia City Council, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC), and other city of Philadelphia agencies.

OpenMaps

Explore Philadelphia’s most popular open geographic data in one easy to use mapping tool. This tool was built by the City’s Office of Innovation and Technology’s CityGeo team.

PA Legislative Districts, State House of Representatives (2001)

Data includes boundaries of Pennsylvania House of Representatives Legislative Districts, along with name and party affiliation of each district’s legislator. Accuracy is estimated to +/- 100 feet. Data originates from the PA Department of Transportation, Bureau of Planning and Research, developed from digitized PA Department of State maps and descriptive attributions.

PA Legislative Districts, State House of Representatives (2012)

Data includes boundaries of Pennsylvania House of Representatives Legislative Districts.

PA Legislative Districts, State Senate (2001)

Data includes polygon boundaries of Pennsylvania Senate Legislative Districts, along with name and party affiliation of each district’s legislator. Accuracy is estimated to +/- 100 feet. Data originated from the PA Department of Transportation, Bureau of Planning and Research, developed from digitized PA Department of State maps and descriptive attributions.

PA Legislative Districts, State Senate (2012)

Data includes polygon boundaries of Pennsylvania Senate Legislative Districts.

PA Legislative Districts, U.S. Congressional (2001)

Boundaries of United States Congressional legislative boundaries for Pennsylvania, according to PA Congressional Redistricting Plan Act 34, of 2002. Boundary data corresponds to boundaries used for the November 2002 General Election, which is currently being challenged in the state judicial system. Along with boundary locations, data includes the name, party affiliation, and home county of each district’s legislator. Accuracy is estimated to +/- 100 feet. Data originates from the PA Department of Transportation, Bureau of Planning and Research, developed from digitized, approved PA Reapportionment Commission maps.

PA Legislative Districts, U.S. Congressional (2011)

Boundaries of United States Congressional legislative boundaries for Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania State House of Representatives Districts

Please refer to PA’s open data for the State House Representative Districts.

Philadelphia Code and Home Rule Charter

Raw text and other formats available of the City of Philadelphia Municipal Code and City Charter.

Philadelphia Lobbying Information System (App)

The Philadelphia Lobbying Information System is a searchable database of registered lobbyists, principals and lobbying firms as well as lobbying expenses

The data was collected to comply with City Code Chapter 20-1200 (and Board Regulation No. 9) and more generally to provide the public insight as to the outside interests who speak with City government officials to influence policy. Data was submitted to PLIS by lobbyists, lobbying firms, and principals. The intended audience for this data is anyone with an interest in the people lobbying City government. The data collected by PLIS is a public record intended to make the legislative and executive process more transparent by providing the public with a clear picture of all of the outside interests involved in policy discussions.

Philadelphia Pennsylvania State Senatorial Districts

Please refer to PA’s open data for the State Senate Districts.

Philadelphia Vital Statistics - Mortality (Deaths)

Vital Statistics tables that contain aggregate metrics on the mortality (deaths) of Philadelphia residents. Included in these datasets are mortality metrics by planning district or citywide. You can find natality (births) metrics, and social determinants of health metrics at the city and planning district levels of geography as well. Population metrics are provided at the city, planning district, and census tract levels of geography. Please refer to this technical notes document to access detailed technical notes and variable definitions.

Philadelphia Vital Statistics - Natality (Births)

Vital Statistics tables that contain aggregate metrics on the natality (births) of Philadelphia residents. Included in these datasets are natality metrics by planning district or citywide. You can find mortality (deaths) metrics, and social determinants of health metrics at the city and planning district levels of geography as well. Population metrics are provided at the city, planning district, and census tract levels of geography. Please refer to the metadata links below for variable definitions and this technical notes document to access detailed technical notes about the datasets.

Philadelphia Vital Statistics - Population Metrics

Population metrics are provided at the census tract, planning district, and citywide levels of geography.

You can find related vital statistics tables that contain aggregate metrics on natality (births) and mortality (deaths) of Philadelphia residents as well as social determinants of health metrics at the city and planning district levels of geography. Please refer to the metadata links below for variable definitions and this technical notes document to access detailed technical notes and variable definitions.

Philadelphia Vital Statistics - Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)

Social determinants of health metrics at the city and planning district levels of geography. Please refer to the metadata links below for variable definitions and this technical notes document to access detailed technical notes and variable definitions.

You can find related vital statistics tables that contain aggregate metrics on vital events, including natality (births) metrics and mortality (deaths) by planning district or citywide. Population metrics are provided at the city, planning district, and census tract levels of geography.

PHLmaps

The City of Philadelphia’s ArcGIS Online organization that hosts references to open data releases as feature services and AGO map applications shared with the public. Maintained by the City’s Office of Innovation and Technology’s CityGeo team.

Political Ward Divisions

Boundaries of the ward divisions (subunits of wards) in Philadelphia. The first two numbers of a four number division identifier indicates the ward in which the specific division is located.

Political Wards

Boundaries of wards (political units) in the City of Philadelphia. Data was developed by Philadelphia City Planning Commission. Each ward contains no fewer than 10 and no more than 50 divisions. Ward leaders are elected by their party’s committeepeople. Learn more about Democratic Ward Leaders and Committeepeople : http://www.seventy.org/Resources_Ward_Leaders_and_Committeepeople.aspx

Polling Places

The locations of polling places in Philadelphia, along with parking code and building accessibility code attribute markers. Data is originally provided by the Philadelphia City Commissioners and is continuously updated in correspondence with the City Commissioners website, www.philadelphiavotes.com.

US Congressional Districts

Please refer to PA’s open data for the United States Congressional Districts.

Voter Registration Counts

Information regarding individuals who are registered to vote (aka the Qualified Voter Registry). This data is broken down into various reports for voter, election, and district information.

Voter Turnout

Information regarding individuals who have voted and when. This data is broken down into various reports for voter, election, and district information.