Jim Kenney wasn’t the only winner on Primary Day in Philadelphia. Education had a big night, too.
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.
The “Kenney for Mayor” campaign kicked off by renting the mayor’s reception room and then packing it with supporters.
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.
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?
His top issue: returning the Philadelphia school district to local governance.
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.
Millionaire businessman Tom Knox says he plans to run for mayor of Philadelphia in 2015.
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.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter has been re-elected to a second four-year term in office.
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.