The candidates are set for the Aug. 11 special election in the 174th Legislative District.
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.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. and Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell has endorsed Democrat Lisa Deeley for city elections commissioner.
The race for City Council at-large seats is competitive for both major parties.
Services are planned for Agnes J. “Chuckie” Tilley, Republican leader of the 35th Ward, who died last week after a battle with melanoma.
Nine of the 15 Democratic ward leaders in the Northeast on Sunday endorsed Jim Kenney for mayor.
The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Breakfast Series will continue on Friday, April 10, at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park, 8401 Roosevelt Blvd.
Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham last Friday morning addressed members of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce during a breakfast meeting at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park.