Resumes flooding candidate Kenney’s office

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 Jim Kenney, the Democratic nominee for Philadelphia mayor, says resumes have been pouring into his office. (AP file photo)

Jim Kenney, the Democratic nominee for Philadelphia mayor, says resumes have been pouring into his office. (AP file photo)

Though he’s not the mayor yet, the Democratic nominee for the post has a lot of people looking for a job in his administration. 

Jim Kenney said resumes are flooding in to his campaign office.

“I’m not obviously not elected yet, that’s really presumptuous to be talking about positions, but you’re almost forced to because the press asks you questions,” he said. “But I’m not prepared to announce anything at this point.”

Kenney said he’s still trying to figure out how his administration will work.

“We have a process that we are going through … the main thing is the organization chart and how the government is being set up.  That’s our main focus,” he said. “We need boxes to put people in … we have to make sure what those boxes are, what responsibilities are going to live in what departments.  We’re not going to do everything the same way as is being done now.”

For now, the campaign is concentrating on winning in November over Kenney’s Republican opponent, Melissa Murray Bailey.

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