Philadelphia’s laws are set by 17 people on City Council. We asked incumbents and challengers what their first proposed bill would be if they win their party nomination May 21 and the general election this fall.
Every four years, Democratic primary voters in Philadelphia get to pick five candidates for City Council at-large who will be on the general election ballot, all but assuring their election in this heavily Democratic city.
The caffeine genie of Philly politics hath spoken.
On Wednesday morning, dozens of candidates running in the 2019 municipal elections drew numbers from an old Horn & Hardart coffee can to determine the order their names will appear on the May 21 ballot.
Come for the phone calls, stay for the solidarity and dinner! Starting 4/23, phone banks will take place Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at the Philadelphia AFL-CIO (22 S. 22nd Street, 2nd Floor)- there is parking!