The party’s endorsed candidates beat out a huge field of contenders.
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Philadelphia’s Democratic party showed some life in battles with progressive activists in the 2019 primary.
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Looks like newcomer Jamie Gauthier upset powerful six-term Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell.
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With sexual harassment allegations dogging the incumbent, the department looks set to get its first-ever woman leader.
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Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez, who is facing challenger Angel Cruz, alleged widespread tampering in her last election.
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Polls for the 2019 primary election open at 7 a.m. in the Philadelphia region as residents gear up to vote on a number of key offices and ballot amendments.
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Philadelphia progressive organizations are mounting a field effort they expect to compete with the Democratic ward organization in Tuesday’s primary election.
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Some of Kenney’s boldest moves have come on education issues. But he’s also taken a restrained approach to the city's school system.
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Paper ballots are replacing push-button machines as a part of a nation-wide push to update voting technology and make it more secure.
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With Democrats making up the majority registered voters in Philadelphia, most winners are chosen during the primaries. Now a new faction of the party is rising.
Air Date: May 20, 2019Listen 15:16
Philadelphia voters in Tuesday’s primary election will help determine the future of City Council — and of policies to deal with the city’s affordable housing crisis.
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