Campaign Chatter for the week of June 17.
Isaiah Thomas last week called Helen Gym to concede the fifth and final nomination in the Democratic primary for City Council at-large.
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.
The vacant 5th Senatorial District seat will be filled on Tuesday in a special election.
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.
State Rep. John Taylor has some advice for fellow lawmakers as it relates to the June 30 deadline to pass a budget.
Republican Martina White defeats Democrat Sarah DelRicci to capture the 170th Legislative District seat.
Both candidates are cautiously optimistic looking ahead to next Tuesday’s special election in the 170th Legislative District.