While District Attorney Larry Krasner cruised to victory in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, capturing almost 67 percent of the vote, most Northeast wards sided with challenger Carlos Vega.
Vega won 10 of the 14 local wards, taking 68 percent of the vote.
Below is the count.
Ward Vega Krasner
23rd 589 925
35th 890 1,342
41st 775 472
53rd 764 860
54th 414 518
55th 1,101 511
56th 1,689 925
57th 2,160 642
58th 3,578 1,048
62nd 729 708
63rd 2,451 700
64th 927 282
65th 1,874 686
66th 4,330 845
Total 22,271 10,464
Krasner will face Republican Chuck Peruto in the general election.
Meanwhile, Democrats nominated eight candidates for Common Pleas Court. The winners were Nick Kamau, Wendi Barish, Cateria McCabe, Betsy Wahl, Chris Hall, Michele Hangley, Craig Levin and Daniel Sulman.
Democrats nominated three candidates for Municipal Court. Winners were Greg Yorgey-Girdy, Michael Lambert and George Twardy.
Statewide, Republicans selected Kevin Brobson to run for Supreme Court.
Democrats nominated Timika Lane in the race for Superior Court.
The Democratic nominees for Commonwealth Court are Lori Dumas and David Spurgeon.
Voters approved five questions, including three amendments to the state Constitution and an amendment to the city Home Rule Charter. ••