Jim Kenney walked to the stage like a celebrity, with cameras flashing and the assembly cheering wildly.
While Jim Kenney easily won last week’s Democratic mayoral primary with 56 percent of the vote, his numbers were even better in the 14 Northeast wards.
Jim Kenney, Lisa Deeley and John Sabatina Jr. score big victories, while Ed Neilson loses his reelection bid.
As voters prepare to head to the polls for the primary election on Tuesday, candidates are unveiling some late endorsements.
FOP is down on Lynne Abraham
Former Philadelphia district attorney and current mayoral candidate Lynne Abraham gave Holme Circle residents a live preview of her new television ad campaign last week.
Services are planned for Agnes J. “Chuckie” Tilley, Republican leader of the 35th Ward, who died last week after a battle with melanoma.
Philadelphia’s police union leader vowed to invest “six figures” to support mayoral candidate Jim Kenney while directing some biting words at Kenney’s primary election opponents during the April 14 meeting of the Somerton Civic Association.
The mayoral candidates are criss-crossing the city to meet voters at community forums, and the caravan stopped last Friday night at Fox Chase Elementary School.