Some New Faces Win Democratic Nominations For Phila. City CouncilHelen Gym, Allan Domb, and Derek Green edged out incumbents Ed Neilson and Wilson Goode Jr. for nominations. Kenyatta Johnson and Maria Quiñones-Sánchez survived district challenges.
At-Large Seats Among Contested Phila. City Council RacesIn addition to candidates for mayor, Philadelphia voters today are also choosing their party's nominees for all 17 seats on City Council.
Disavowing Derogatory Posts, Morales Says He'll Stay in Phila. City Council RaceIn his campaign headquarters on East Hunting Park Avenue, 7th District candidate Manny Morales denied making any racially charged, biased, or hateful posts.
Head of Phila. Democrats Urges Ward Leaders To Revisit Endorsement of Quiñones-Sánchez ChallengerDemocratic ward leaders in the Seventh District endorsed a little-known challenger to councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez. Manny Morales is now accused of making racist and sexist posts on Facebook.