'We did it': Cherelle Parker gives first speech after securing Democratic nomination for Philly mayor
Cherelle Parker, the Democratic nominee in the race for Philadelphia mayor, held her first press conference Monday, nearly a week after a health issue prevented her from speaking on election night.
Philadelphia's likely next mayor could offer model for how Democrats talk about crime
The Democrat who will almost certainly become Philadelphia’s next mayor wants to hire hundreds of additional police officers and says officers should be able to stop and search pedestrians if they have a legitimate reason to do so.
Cherelle Parker wins Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor
Cherelle Parker, a Democrat with a long political history in Pennsylvania, won Philadelphia’s mayoral primary on Tuesday, likely setting her up as the city’s 100th mayor and the first woman to serve in the role.
Pa. Primary Election: Residents cast votes for Philadelphia mayor, 2 state house seats
Tuesday is the Primary Election in Pennsylvania, where residents will cast their votes in various races, including in the race for Philadelphia’s 100th mayor and a special election that will determine party control over the State House.
Cherelle Parker holds early lead in Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor
Voters in Philadelphia are determining who will likely lead the nation’s sixth-largest city in a crowded field of Democratic candidates.
Pennsylvania Primary Election: 1,400 Philadelphia mail-in ballots at risk of being rejected
If you submitted a mail-in or absentee ballot for the Pennsylvania Primary Election, check to make sure your vote will be counted!
Philadelphia mayoral primary candidates make final campaign pitches
Candidates in Philadelphia’s Democratic primary for mayor stumped for last minute support on the eve of election day.
Philadelphia Democratic mayoral primary pits moderates against progressives
The Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor has become a battle between progressives and moderates, with no clear front-runner in sight. Because the nation's sixth-largest city is heavily Democratic, Tuesday's election will likely determine who the next leader will be.
What to Watch: Clues about voter sentiment could emerge from Pennsylvania primary election
An off-year election in Pennsylvania Tuesday could send early signals about the mood of voters ahead of next year's races for White House and Congress.
Razor-thin race in Philadelphia's Democratic Primary Election enters final week
The hotly contested race for who will represent the democratic ticket in Philadelphia's mayoral election has entered its homestretch, and candidate are making one final push to sway voters.
Philadelphia mayoral race homes in on city crime policies
Mayoral candidates are advocating for approaches that range from mental health interventions and cleaner streets to echoes of “tough-on-crime" Republican rhetoric.
City groups push to increase voter registration ahead of Philadelphia's democratic primary
Last call for voter registration ahead of the democratic mayoral primary was on Monday in Philadelphia, days after a bipartisan poll showed a near dead heat in the race for mayor.
Philadelphia's Next Mayor: Polling data reveals 'statistical tie' among some candidates
The poll, commissioned by the Committee of Seventy, interviewed 1,500 adults in Philadelphia by phone and text between April 21 and April 25, showing a "statistical tie" among some candidates.
Non-partisan group polling Philadelphia democrats by phone to find mayoral race front runner
Registered Democrats living in Philadelphia should expect a call or text over the next several days from a national polling firm that's trying to find a front-runner in the city's hotly-contested mayoral race.
Group backing Jeff Brown's mayoral run agrees to halt spending on campaign amid collusion allegations
An outside political group raising millions in support of mayoral candidate Jeff Brown has agreed it will not spend any more money to impact Philadelphia’s campaign for mayor.
Philadelphia Mayoral Race: Chester activists push back against controversial comments on trash hauling
Residents and environmental activists gathered Friday at a Chester park to denounce the controversial words spoken by Philadelphia mayoral candidate Jeff Brown during Tuesday night's debate.
Philadelphia Mayoral Race: Blowback from debate comment on Philly's trash in Chester continues
A question and answer at Tuesday night's mayoral debate regarding Philly trash going to Chester has been the talk of the region for nearly 48 hours, raising eyebrows regarding candidate Jeff Brown's statement.
Philadelphia mayoral candidate Derek Green suspends campaign
“Words cannot adequately express the appreciation I have for my family, supporters, and campaign staff, who have been by my side throughout this journey,” he said in a statement, “What we were able to accomplish together on this campaign was significant, and I look forward to continuing that work as a citizen.”
Philadelphia mayoral candidates quarrel over proposed Sixers arena
As excitement builds for the 76ers upcoming playoff run, those vying to be the next mayor of Philadelphia are voicing their opinions on a controversial proposal to build a new arena in Center City.