Retiring City Council president Anna Verna got a standing ovation. She is one of six outgoing councilmembers honored during their final meeting.
Today was orientation day for six freshmen: they’re the six incoming members of Philadelphia City Council.
In Philadelphia, where Democratic registrations outpace Republicans by a 6-1 margin, several City Council races wrapped up quickly on Election Night.
Meanwhile, Mayor Nutter vows to keep fighting to abolish DROP outright.
Candidates for Philadelphia Mayor and City Council will spend today in one final rush of campaigning before tomorrow’s primary.