“There are enough people running that people can make a wise choice,” he said.
The latest twist in the Philadelphia mayor’s race comes from former city controller Jonathan Saidel, who says labor leaders are now trying to convince him to run.
Incumbent Democrat Alan Butkovitz is seeking his third term in office. While he has the backing of the Democratic City Committee, he does face two primary challengers.
Hundreds of Pennsylvania’s leaders are expected to gather right here in Philadelphia this winter.
Soda truck drivers circled City Hall, honking their horns, as hundreds rallied nearby, as a way of saying their jobs are in jeopardy from Philadelphia’s proposed tax on sugared beverages.