On Tuesday, 11 candidates will be vying for seven City Council at-large seats.
With Philly seemingly headed toward another apathetic general election, there were some big names missing from last week's debate on Clearfield Street.
The Congregations of Shaare Shamayim men’s club held its annual “Meet the Candidates Brunch” on Sunday morning at the synagogue, 9768 Verree Road.
Al Schmidt, a Republican candidate for city elections commissioner, has pledged to take a pay cut and refuse a taxpayer-funded vehicle and gasoline.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League will talk about zoning code changes, hear from three City Council candidates and discuss their organization’s bylaws during their meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Temple Beth Ami on Old Bustleton Avenue.
State Rep. Dennis O’Brien is favored to be elected to City Council on Nov. 8, which would leave his 169th Legislative District seat vacant.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry might be leading the national polls for the Republican presidential nomination, but former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney appears to have pretty good support in Philadelphia.
The new boundary lines won’t be known for months, but former Municipal Court Judge Jimmie Moore has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, beginning the process of running in the 1st Congressional District.
John Featherman, a Republican candidate for mayor in the May 17 primary, acknowledges trailing Karen Brown by 63 votes.