Philadelphia Mayor

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Mayor Speaks Out About Taking Action After Confrontation Outside City Hall

The mayor speaks out about a confrontation outside City Hall on Monday.

07/14/2015

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

Election Analysis: Mayoral Candidates Stuck Largely To The Issues

Jim Kenney wasn’t the only winner on Primary Day in Philadelphia. Education had a big night, too.

05/19/2015

(Doug Oliver, a candidate for mayor in the Democratic primary, picks a numbered ball from a coffee can to determine his position on the ballot.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Phila. Candidates For Mayor and Council Get Ballot Positions For May 19th Primary

Ballot positions for the May 19th primary were determined in a very low-tech way: the candidates chose numbered balls out of a coffee can.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/18/2015

(Former Philadelphia city councilman Jim Kenney, at lectern, announces his candidacy for mayor.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Jim Kenney Makes It Official: He’s Running For Mayor of Philadelphia

The “Kenney for Mayor” campaign kicked off by renting the mayor’s reception room and then packing it with supporters.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/04/2015

(File photos from CBS3 and City of Phila. TV)

2 Eyeing Philadelphia Mayor’s Office Defend Not Filing Candidacy Paperwork for 2014

Nobody likes paperwork, but for two prospective candidates for mayor of Philadelphia, trying to get around it may have gotten them in trouble with the city’s Board of Elections.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/04/2015

(City controller Alan Butkovitz.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

City Controller To Revisit Entering Mayoral Race After Council President Decides Not To Run

The playing field is a bit clearer now that Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke, with just four months remaining before the May primary, has decided against running for Mayor. But could there be a late entrant?

01/13/2015

(Ken Trujillo.  Photo provided by Friends of Ken Trujillo)

Ken Trujillo Announces Run For Philadelphia Mayor

His top issue: returning the Philadelphia school district to local governance.

09/17/2014

(A cargo ship passes through the Panama Canal.  File photo by  Rodrigo Arangua/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Mayor Nutter To Accompany VP Biden on Trip To Panama Canal

Nutter was invited by Biden to look at the expansion of the canal, a project that could prove a boost to the Port of Philadelphia.

11/15/2013

(Tom Knox, Credit: CBS 3)

Knox Announces Plans To Run For Philadelphia Mayor

Millionaire businessman Tom Knox says he plans to run for mayor of Philadelphia in 2015.

04/25/2013

(Tom Knox, Credit: CBS 3)

Tom Knox Won’t Run For Pa. Governor, Considering Another Phila. Mayoral Run

Democrat Knox says he’s “making it clear” that he will not be a candidate for governor but is instead “seriously considering” a run for mayor of Philadelphia.

04/04/2013

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Little Surprise, Nutter Gets Another Term

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter has been re-elected to a second four-year term in office.

11/08/2011

(Credit: Karin Phillips)

Exhibit At Historical Society Honors Former Philadelphia Mayor Dilworth

The exhibit features many photos and letters of Richardson Dilworth who, among a great number of other things, was mayor of Philadelphia from 1956 to 1962.

03/20/2011