BY KYW Special Contributor Larry Kane
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Today is decision day for the voters of Pennsylvania.READ MORE: 3 Men Arrested In Connection To Assault Of Teen Outside Of Pleasantville Centerfolds Cabaret Before He Was Found Dead
Turnouts will be low, maybe 15% to 20% in the suburbs, 30% in the city.
Some counties have commissioner races, and there are lots of school board contests and a huge ballot for City Council in Philadelphia.
The marquee race is the Democratic Mayoral Primary. By alphabetical order, the candidates are former tough talking District Attorney Lynne Abraham, pioneering judge Nelson Diaz, ex city councilman Jim Kenney, former PGW spokesman Doug Oliver, one-time state Senator Milton Street, and current state Senator Anthony Hardy Williams.READ MORE: Mantua Man Stole Car, Debit Card Of Mount Laurel Woman Beaten To Death, Burlington County Prosecutor Says
Two things stand out about this campaign: Lots of debates and few defining issues, with the exception of the future of education in Philadelphia.
On the GOP side, there’s already a winner: Melissa Murray Bailey, whose party is outnumbered seven to one.
Also a standout race – three vacancies on the PA Supreme Court.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Winter Storm Could Produce Enough Snow To Crack City’s Top 20 Snow Days
The polls close at 8pm.