Councilwoman Cindy Bass held a Turkey Drive on Nov. 5 for the constituents of the 8th District. Raheem Brock, a former NFL player for the Indianapolis Colts and native Philadelphia, helped Bass distribute more than 100 turkeys on Germantown Avenue. – Text and video by Nickee Plaksen
The first time Greg Paulmier ran for City Council, his son drew a picture that showed Paulmier physically running. The youthful misunderstanding was actually surprisingly accurate. “You’re running yourself to death, man,” one of Paulmier’s campaign workers said as Paulmier handed her a brown, paper bag. And then he was off again, dashing back to […]
newsworks.org, the website of WHYY, and Philadelphia Neighborhoods are covering the 8th District’s voting throughout Chestnut Hill, Mount Airy, West Oak Lane, Germantown and Tioga. See the blog at https://bit.ly/mBNu6z Seven candidates are vying in the Democratic primary today to replace retiring Donna Reed Miller in this key district.
Local politics are often met with apathy and skepticism. Voters tend to think of candidates acting on behalf of a personal agenda rather than for the benefit of the community. The candidates of the 8th District City Council election are trying to change this assumption. “This is not a rehearsed position,” 8th District City Council candidate […]
Joseph Corrigan started working on election campaigns when he was 13 and has yet to stop 12 years later. He has worked primarily in Montgomery County but also in Delaware County and was a manager for the race for the state legislature. After his last election, he decided he “wanted to keep going on the […]