Tag: Elections

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Election 2017
Feb 6, 2017 AT 7:28 PM
Larry Krasner, a lawyer perhaps best known for his work defending members of protest groups arrested in Philadelphia, appears poised to announce a run for Philadelphia district attorney. An emailed...
Election 2017
Feb 8, 2017 AT 3:48 AM
Everything you need to know about why Rich Negrín is so driven to return to the political whirlwind so soon after resigning his post as Philadelphia’s managing director in 2015 (he subsequently...
Election 2017
Feb 10, 2017 AT 12:50 AM
In a hastily arranged press conference this morning, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced that he would not stand for re-election. Citing numerous factors relating to his repeated...
Election 2017
Feb 12, 2017 AT 2:30 PM
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams’ abrupt announcement that he would not seek a third term in office sent shockwaves across the city’s political landscape, turning a race that historically...
Election 2017
Feb 16, 2017 AT 3:32 AM
A state Commonwealth Court judge nixed a petition Wednesday to keep Green Party candidate Cheri Honkala’s name on the ballot for a March special election in the state House’s 197th District. The...
Election 2017
Feb 16, 2017 AT 3:49 AM
At a stunning press conference last week, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced he would not seek a third term in this year’s election, in part because he felt public scrutiny of his...
Identity Fraud
Feb 17, 2017 AT 5:15 AM
Ben Waxman, the former communications director for state Sen. Vince Hughes, woke up this morning to the news that someone had filed paperwork to begin his run for City Controller.  It was a...
Election 2017
Feb 21, 2017 AT 6:59 AM
How much does Teresa Carr Deni want to be Philadelphia’s next district attorney? Enough that she gave up a 21-year career as a municipal court judge that – thanks to the nature of retention elections...
Election 2017
Feb 23, 2017 AT 7:45 AM
Earlier this month, the Daily News published a short interview with Christy Brady. Brady, who has worked in City Controller Alan Butkovitz’s office for 23 years, recently became the first woman to...
Election 2017
Feb 23, 2017 AT 9:04 AM
A Commonwealth Court judge has ruled to remove Democratic nominee Freddie Ramirez from the ballot less than a month before a special election for the PA House’s 197th District, which covers much...