The 13th Congressional District race is down to swimming pool company owner Dee Adcock, a Republican, and Democratic state Rep. Brendan Boyle.
State Rep. Brendan Boyle on Tuesday won a surprisingly easy victory in the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary, declaring victory at about 10 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 headquarters in the Far Northeast.
The primary election is set for Tuesday, May 20, and there are some hot races on the ballot.
Candidates in Tuesday’s election made late pitches to voters at last week’s Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association meeting, held at the Wesley Enhanced Living site at 7040 Oxford Ave.
Twelve new twin homes with a projected base price of $289,000 are planned for construction in the Holme Circle area, but some neighbors don’t see the value in the pricey residences. They insist that a centuries-old stone farmhouse is a better fit for the community.
In the race for the 13th Congressional District seat, wheels are beginning to turn, and not exactly in the same direction.
Five of the six candidates in the 13th Congressional District attended a forum on Sunday at Congregations of Shaare Shamayim in Bustleton.
Dennis Kilderry announced his candidacy in the 173rd Legislative District during a Saturday morning news conference at Tacony’s Roosevelt Playground, where he serves as president of the advisory committee.
Four candidates from both major parties campaigning for the 13th Congressional District seat occupied by Democratic Rep. Allyson Schwartz met in an evening forum hosted by the Willow Grove NAACP on March 17 at First Baptist Church of Crestmont.