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At Kensington forum, elementary school students ask mayoral candidates for solutions
At Kensington forum, elementary school students ask mayoral candidates for solutions

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What you need to know ahead of the 2023 Pa. primary election

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Who’s running for Philly mayor? A regularly updated candidate tracker

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Who’s running for Philadelphia City Council?

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Who's running to be Philly's next controller?

Philly Mayoral Race

The race to succeed Mayor Jim Kenney is a crowded one.
On the issues:
An art project is seen with the words ''vote'' and ''love'' visible

Next Philly mayor should ‘believe in the possibility of the arts,’ cultural leaders say

Tya Winn and Rebecca Johnson sitting at a table

Land use, infrastructure, and a Roosevelt Boulevard subway: Candidates talk development at Philly mayoral forum

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Philly mayoral candidates address gun violence at WHYY News and Billy Penn forum

Candidates for mayor of Philadelphia raise their hands when asked who has a TikTok account. The question came during a forum on the performing arts and cultural economy at the Kimmel Center. The candidates are (from left) Jeff Brown, Jimmy DeLeon, Allan Domb, Derek Green, Helen Gym, David Oh, Cherelle Parker, Maria Quiñones Sánchez, and Rebecca Rhynhart. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

Mayoral candidates discuss Philly arts sector at Kimmel Center forum

Philadelphia City Councilmember David Oh announces his candidacy for mayor at the National Constitution Center. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

David Oh becomes first Republican candidate to enter mayoral race

State Sen. Vincent Hughes addresses the media at a press conference

Pa. Sen. Hughes makes decision on race for Philly Mayor

Philadelphia Councilmember Helen Gym speaks with members of the media during a news conference

What to know about Helen Gym: How the mayoral candidate became one of Philadelphia’s most prominent progressive voices

Mayoral candidate and former City Council member Derek Green speaks outside City Hall. (flickr/Philadelphia City Council)

In the race for Philly mayor, Derek Green is coming out swinging

Former Philadelphia City Controller announces a run for mayor

Rebecca Rhynhart is running for mayor: What to know about Philly’s former fiscal watchdog

Jeff Brown speaks during a mayoral candidate forum

Jeff Brown, with no political experience, is fashioning an outsider’s campaign for Philly mayor

State Rep. Amen Brown (Pa. House)

What to know about Amen Brown, the state rep running for Philly mayor


What to know about James ‘Jimmy’ DeLeon, the former judge running for Philadelphia mayor

Philly City Council Races

All 17 Philadelphia City Council seats are up for grabs. Seven are at-large seats, and 10 are district-level.
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Who’s running for City Council in 2023?

Councilmember Brian O'Neill appears at a press conference

Brian O’Neill has held Philly’s Far Northeast Council seat for 43 years. Could Democrats unseat him?

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Every Voice, Every Vote is a collaborative project to inform Philadelphians about the 2023 mayoral and City Council races. WHYY News joins other Philadelphia newsrooms, community organizations, and the Lenfest Institute for Journalism on the project.

Other Election Stories

A group of students hold signs that encourage people to vote.

Philly advocates are urging mayoral candidates to ‘make children a priority’

Tires are seen left in an underpass. Graffiti on the wall behind it is visible.

Groups challenge Philly’s next mayor: End illegal dumping by 2028