Voter turnout increased throughout the Philadelphia region in Tuesday’s elections, as tens of thousands of more ballots were cast than in previous off-year elections in counties where Democrats picked up historic wins.
Philadelphia City Council is in store for significant changes when the new term starts in January, thanks to the arrival of Working Families Party insurgent winner Kendra Brooks and three other new members. Here's what to expect.
Clout asks politicians three questions every Election Day. Usually we get a bunch of dodges. Sometimes someone makes news, like Gov. Tom Wolf tacitly endorsing Attorney General Josh Shapiro for the 2022 Democratic primary for governor.
The Democrats’ shellacking of Republicans in the Philadelphia suburbs raised doubts about Donald Trump’s reelection prospects in the key battleground of Pennsylvania, as voters in the populous region signaled continuing discomfort with the president.
The winning City Council campaign by Kendra Brooks and the Working Families Party marked a new level of ambition and coordination for Philadelphia's progressive movement — and the clearest demonstration yet of its power in city politics.
The morning after Kendra Brooks and the Working Families Party captured one of two at-large Philadelphia City Council seats that Republicans have held for decades, Mayor Jim Kenney said Brooks’ win doesn’t necessarily mean voters want a more liberal City Hall.