City Council Elections

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The Brief: This Is The Only Philly Voter’s Guide You’ll Need Today

Dear God, it’s here. Today is Election Day. The stakes are high: This is Philadelphia’s first competitive mayoral primary in eight years. Plus, candidates for City Council, […]

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Isn’t That Conveeeeenient: Council Incumbents Get Good Ballot Position Despite Low Lottery Draws

There was some handwringing in City Hall the day candidates drew numbered balls out of that famous Horn & Hardart coffee can. The at-large Democratic […]

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The Challengers: Sherrie Cohen Would Be a Bulldog for City Services

All week, Citified is featuring Q&As with leading at-large City Council Democratic challengers on topics of their choosing. The prompt was simple: if elected, what’s a […]

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The Brief: “They Already Called the Election, But It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over.”

1. The mayoral candidates spent the final weekend of the campaign insisting the race isn’t over yet. The gist: The reverberations of last week’s Jim-Kenney-could-beat-FDR poll were […]

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The Challengers: Tom Wyatt Says He’ll Bring Jobs Back to Philly

All week, Citified is featuring Q&As with leading at-large City Council Democratic challengers on topics of their choosing. The prompt was simple: if elected, what’s a […]

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The No-Bullshit City Council At-Large Election Guide

It’s totally OK if you haven’t been paying attention to Philadelphia’s Democratic City Council At-Large race. The contest hasn’t grabbed a lot of headlines, with […]

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The Challengers: Helen Gym’s Aim — To Make Council Holds Schools Accountable

All week, Citified is featuring Q&As with leading at-large City Council Democratic challengers on topics of their choosing. The prompt was simple: if elected, what’s a […]

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The Challengers: Allan Domb Thinks He Can Wipe Out Tax Delinquency

All week, Citified is featuring Q&As with leading at-large City Council Democratic challengers on topics of their choosing. The prompt was simple: if elected, what’s a […]

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The Challengers: Paul Steinke Wants to Transform Philly’s Commercial Corridors

All week, Citified will be featuring Q&As with leading at-large City Council Democratic challengers on topics of their choosing. The prompt was simple: if elected, […]

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The Challengers: Isaiah Thomas Says ALL City Millennials Need a Voice

All week, Citified will be featuring Q&As with leading at-large City Council Democratic challengers on topics of their choosing. The prompt was simple: if elected, […]

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The Challengers: Derek Green Wants to Improve Education For Kids With Special Needs

All week, Citified will be featuring Q&As with leading at-large City Council Democratic challengers on topics of their choosing. The prompt was simple: if elected, […]

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Allan Domb Throws Big Bucks Into Council Campaign

When developer and real estate mogul Alan Domb got into the race for an at-large seat on City Council, there were two pressing questions. Question 1: Why? […]

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Did Helen Gym Trip Up on the City’s Campaign Finance Law?

[Update, 6:08 p.m.]: The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers PAC and the American Federation of Teachers Pennsylvania PAC both employ the same treasurer, Jack Steinberg, according to the Department of State’s […]

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Brian Sims Endorses Sherrie Cohen for City Council

Earlier this month, Philly State Representative Brian Sims announced his support for Democratic City Council At-Large candidate Paul Steinke—but that’s not the only out candidate […]

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Ed Rendell Endorses Out Candidate for City Council

Yesterday, at a press conference at Reading Terminal Market, former Governor Ed Rendell announced his official endorsement for out City Council candidate Paul Steinke. His […]