At-Large Seats Among Contested Phila. City Council RacesIn addition to candidates for mayor, Philadelphia voters today are also choosing their party's nominees for all 17 seats on City Council.
Philadelphia Taxi Drivers Plead For Better On-The-Job ProtectionsSince May, when one taxi operator was murdered in West Philadelphia, other drivers have been stabbed, choked, beaten, threatened, and shot.
Taubenberger Concedes to David Oh in GOP At-Large City Council RaceThe one unsettled City Council race in this month’s election is now decided, with attorney David Oh now the winner of that Republican at-large seat.
Philadelphia Commissioners Set To Certify GOP At-Large Council ElectionElection night results showed David Oh leading Al Taubenberger by about 150 votes.
GOP At-Large Council Candidates Eager For Resolution Of Very Tight RaceWhen the dust of Tuesday's election settled, only about 150 votes separated David Oh and Al Taubenberger in the battle for one of two at-large Council seats reserved for the GOP.
Some City Council Races Wrap Quickly; Not So, At-Large GOP SeatIn Philadelphia, where Democratic registrations outpace Republicans by a 6-1 margin, several City Council races wrapped up quickly on Election Night.
Philadelphia Mayor Facing Underdog In Bid For 2nd Term In his first bid for mayor, then-city councilman Michael Nutter swept to victory by better than a 4-to-1 margin over Republican business leader Al Taubenberger in a mild-mannered affair that ended with Taubenberger introducing his opponent as mayor-elect the next day.
Rizzo Struggles Against 'DROP' For At-Large City Council RenominationPhiladelphia at-large city councilman Frank Rizzo Jr., was apparently having trouble in his re-election bid shaking the charge that he ran for another term despite having entered the city's controversial "DROP" pension program.
Al Taubenberger to Seek Seat on Phila. City Council