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 primary election is next Tuesday, and Philadelphians will see a crowded ballot.
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.
Nine of the 15 Democratic ward leaders in the Northeast on Sunday endorsed Jim Kenney for mayor.
Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham will appear on Friday, March 20, at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park, 8401 Roosevelt Blvd.
Rhawnhurst’s Lisa Deeley is seeking a nomination for city elections commissioner. She hopes to earn the endorsement of the Democratic City Committee.
Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham, who is running in the Democratic primary for mayor, last week issued a statement sharply criticizing Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council President Darrell Clarke for the decision by UIL Holdings to drop its bid to buy Philadelphia Gas Works.
Lawyers for Monsignor William Lynn and the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office on Tuesday argued their cases for and against reinstatement of the cleric’s historic 2012 child endangerment conviction before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Harrisburg.