By: Ryanne Persinger
Leaders from Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower and Rebuild, the NAACP and the Black Clergy of Philadelphia and Vicinity are encouraging people to vote on Election Day and noted efforts to monitor any problems.
Joe Certaine, director of the O.V. Catto Initiative; the Rev. Jay Broadnax, president of the Black Clergy; the Rev. Mark Tyler, pastor at Mother Bethel AME and POWER leader; the Rev. Greg Holston, pastor of New Vision Methodist Church and POWER leader; and Rodney Muhammad, president of the local NAACP chapter, held a round-table discussion on Tuesday on the need to cast a ballot during the Nov. 8 elections.
The event was in conjunction with the recruitment of volunteers across the state to monitor key polling precincts and to respond to voter complaints.
Voting troubles can be reported by calling (866) 687-8683.)