2016 Pennsylvania Primary

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Report: Pennsylvania Primaries Fifth Most-Expensive in the Nation

Nonprofit Open Primaries released a recent study that claims to highlight how much the primaries cost taxpayers this year, and Pennsylvania primaries were the fifth most-expensive in […]

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Only One Philly Ward Liked Both Obama and Bernie

Here’s a strange nugget from yesterday’s primary results: 6 out of the 7 wards* where a majority of voters cast ballots for Bernie Sanders … went for Hillary Clinton back in 2008. […]

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Voters Abolish Traffic Court, Approve Commission on African-American Males

Did Pennsylvanians finally put Traffic Court in the grave, once and for all? Le duh, as the French say. Though perhaps not by as wide […]

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Trump’s Showing in Pennsylvania Puts Him on Path to the Nomination

Pennsylvania awards 71 delegates to the Republican National Convention, the seventh-most of any state. But there’s a quirk in the law: Pennsylvania awards just 17 […]

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Brian Sims Hangs On; Tonyelle Cook-Artis and Mark Cohen Get Booted

There was a pretty shocking upset in the Democratic state House primary races yesterday: A very briefly tenured representative — who was the preferred candidate of Philadelphia’s surging Northwest Coalition […]

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Here’s Hillary Clinton’s Philly Victory Speech

Hillary Clinton won the Pennsylvania Primary on Tuesday, and she took her victory lap at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, flanked by the Pennsylvania politicians who’ve been flanking her all […]

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Dwight Evans Wins, Ends Chaka Fattah’s Run in the 2nd

It’s the end of an era. Democratic voters kicked out indicted Congressman Chaka Fattah in today’s primary election, and chose state Rep. Dwight Evans as their nominee instead. Fattah […]

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Please — Please! — Let This Be the Last Closed Primary in Pennsylvania

Editor’s Note: This is an opinion column from Philadelphia magazine senior reporter Victor Fiorillo. Voters in Pennsylvania are today being asked an important ballot question: […]

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Bernie Sanders at Drexel: “If You Come Out to Vote, We’re Going to Win in Pennsylvania”

In the waning hours of Monday evening, as voters prepared to cast their ballots in Tuesday’s primary, Bernie Sanders held the final rally of his […]

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John Street Endorses Stephen Zappala, Goes After Josh Shapiro’s A.G. Qualifications

Donald Trump, a rich kid from Queens who’s running for president, is the only candidate less qualified for the office he seeks than state attorney […]

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Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Will Both Be in Philly Tonight

The Pennsylvania primary is tomorrow. Maybe you’ve heard. And things are getting hectic here in Philadelphia. Four presidential contenders will be in the Philly area today. On […]

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Hey Philly: Are You All In for Hillary? Or Are You Feeling the Bern?

On the night of the Brooklyn Democratic debate, I head toward the South Philly field office of Bernie Sanders for President. The address takes me to a […]

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Hillary Clinton in Philly: Scenes From Last Night’s Big Fillmore Rally

By the time Hillary Clinton took the stage at the Fillmore in Fishtown last night, she’d had a long, eventful 24 hours. First, she finished off […]

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Opinion: Five Reasons African-Americans Need to Stop Drinking the Poisonous Clinton Kool-Aid

A version of this column also ran in the Philadelphia Tribune. Black people love “Billary” (i.e., Bill Clinton plus Hillary Clinton equals Billary). But Billary […]

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Hillary Clinton Will Campaign in Philly on Wednesday

Update [4/19/2016]: Hillary Clinton, fresh off her big win in New York, has added a second appearance to her Philadelphia itinerary. At 4:15 p.m., the Democratic […]