Lynne Abraham

(Lynne Abraham concedes.  Photo from CBS3)

No Regrets Despite Loss, Says Lynne Abraham; Wants Spending Reforms

Abraham told her supporters tonight that she’s not sad at all, and that she was proud to be only the second woman to run for Philadelphia mayor.

05/19/2015

File photo: Philadelphia City Hall. (credit: Paul Gluck)

Turnouts Not Expected To Be High For Primary Voting In Pennsylvania

Today is decision day for the voters of Pennsylvania.

05/19/2015

(Philadelphia mayoral candidates Jim Kenney, Anthony Williams, and Lynne Abraham, at a forum at Central High School in March.  Images from PCN TV)

Mayor’s Race Tops Highlighted Contests in Philadelphia Primary

Today’s primary election has the parties choosing not only nominees for mayor, but for all 17 seats on City Council.

05/19/2015

(credit: CBS3)

Philadelphia’s 2015 Democratic Mayoral Candidates

The Philadelphia mayoral primary takes place May 19, 2015.

05/18/2015

Left to right: Lynne Abraham, Jim Kenney and Anthony Williams.
(Image from PCNTV)

Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Make Final Push Ahead Of Primary Election

The vision is the same for all candidates. Anthony Williams, Lynne Abraham and Jim Kenney all want safer streets, better schools, and a thriving economy.

05/17/2015

(Lynne Abraham, at far left, takes part in a mayoral candidate forum at International House.  Real estate developer Ahsan Nasaratullah, center, was sent to represent Jim Kenney and Omar Woodard, far right, represented Anthony Williams.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Only 1 Candidate Makes Timely Appearance at Latest Phila. Mayoral Forum

The forum was sponsored by Global Philadelphia, a nonprofit organization that works to promote the city internationally.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

(credit: CBS 3)

CBS 3 Speaks With Phila. Mayoral Candidate Lynne Abraham

CBS 3 Eyewitness News spoke with Philadelphia mayoral candidate Lynne Abraham.

05/07/2015

File photo: Candidates for Philadelphia Mayor. (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Three Weeks Before Primary, Mayoral Candidates Take To Airwaves

This week brings the first broadcast ads of former City Councilman Jim Kenney and former D-A Lynne Abraham. They’re not the first, of course. State Senator Anthony Williams jumped in with his own ads last month; former PGW executive Doug Oliver last week. And independent political committees have been running ads in support of Kenney and Williams.

04/28/2015

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists hosted  the mayoral forum at the Community College of Philadelphia. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

From Education To Jobs, Philly Democratic Candidates Discuss Top Issues At Mayoral Forum

A forum for the six Democratic mayoral candidates was held at Community College of Philadelphia Thursday night.

04/10/2015

(Philadelphia's Democratic candidates for mayor, at a forum at the National Museum of American Jewish History on April 8th, 2015.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Lynne Abraham Blames On-Stage Collapse On Not Drinking Enough Water

“I’m drinking water today,” she said at a candidates’ forum in Old City, “something I almost never do.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2015

Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham. (credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Phila. District Attorney Lynne Abraham Collapses During Mayoral Debate

Philadelphia mayoral candidate and former district attorney Lynne Abraham collapsed during a debate Tuesday night.

04/07/2015

(The mayoral candidates' forum was carried live from Central High School on the Pennsylvania Cable Network.  Image from PCNTV)

Central High Students’ Grilling of Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Carried Live on Cable TV

The questions, from Central’s Class 274, covered a wide variety of issues.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham. (credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll Released By Lynne Abraham Shows She Leads Mayor’s Race

The poll was conducted by a Washington-based firm called “The Mellman Group” on behalf of Lynne Abraham.

03/27/2015

(Photo by Mike Teiper)

Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Chime In on Philadelphia School District Problems

The six candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for Philadelphia mayor took part in a forum hosted by the Business Association of West Parkside.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

File photo: Pennsylvania state senator Anthony Williams.  (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Sen. Anthony Williams Leading The Pack In Phila. Mayor’s Race Fundraising Totals

Senator Anthony Williams had $426,000 still on hand at the end of 2014, the largest cash-on-hand total of all the announced and presumptive candidates.

02/03/2015

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