Heck, you can’t blame Frank Rizzo for trying. Maybe he figured he’d be re-elected to City Council yet again because of the enduring clout of his daddy’s name in this city. Or maybe he figured the voters regarded him as an indispensable can-do guy.
Timothy Connors died near the high school on May 17. His father thanked students for their outpouring of love.
Marty Bednarek acknowledged that he didn’t have the funds to provide a more competitive challenge to Bobby Henon.
The City Councilwoman turned away Dan Savage a second time to keep her seat representing the 7th district.
Here's a breakdown of how candidates fared in the primary elections for mayor, city election commissioner, at-large City Council, and the Northeast's 6th and 7th Council district.
With defeats in the city primary, Marge Tartaglione and Frank Rizzo watch their long careers sputter to an end.