It’s election day, and polls are open until 8 p.m.
Go to vote.phila.gov to see a list of polling places.
Voters who requested mail-in ballots have until 8 p.m. tonight to return completed ballots. Local drop boxes are at Cpl. Jimmy O’Connor Memorial Playground, 4330 Deerpath Lane; Pelbano Recreation Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave.; Vogt Recreation Center, 4131 Unruh Ave.; and the city election commission warehouse, 11311 Roosevelt Blvd.
The candidates listed below will appear on the ballot. Candidates are listed in order of how they will appear on the ballot.
Listed at the bottom are the questions that will appear on the ballot.
To view election results for Philadelphia races, visit vote.phila.gov/results.
To view election results for statewide races, go to https://www.electionreturns.pa.gov/.
• Mayor: Democrat – Cherelle Parker, James DeLeon, Rebecca Rhynhart, Delscia Gray, Amen Brown, Jeff Brown, Warren Bloom, Allan Domb, Helen Gym. Republican – David Oh.
• Election Commissioner: Democrat – Omar Sabir, Lisa Deeley. Republican – Seth Bluestein.
• City Controller: Democrat – Alexandra Hunt, John Thomas, Christy Brady. Republican – Aaron Bashir.
• City Council At Large (nominate 5): Democrat – Derwood Selby, Sherrie Cohen, Qiana Shedrick, Jalon Alexander, Luz Colon, Wayne Dorsey, Deshawnda Williams, Melissa Robbins, Amanda McIllmurray, Abu Edwards, Rue Landau, Ogbonna Paul Hagins, Erika Almiron, Nina Ahmad, Charles Reyes, Donavan West, Naderah Griffin, Jim Harrity, Eryn Santamoor, George Stevenson, John B. Kelly, Curtis Segers, Katherine Gilmore Richardson, Michelle Prettyman, Job Itzkowitz, Christopher Gladstone Booth, Isaiah Thomas. Republican – Frank Cristinzio, Gary Grisafi, Drew Murray, Jim Hasher, Mary Jane Kelly, Sam Oropeza.
• Register of Wills: Democrat – Elizabeth Hall Lowe, Rae Hall, John Sabatina, Tracey Gordon. Republican – Linwood Holland.
• Sheriff: Democrat – Michael Untermeyer, Rochelle Bilal, Jackie Miles. Republican – Mark LaVelle.
• 6th Councilmanic District: Democrat – Mike Driscoll.
• 7th Councilmanic District: Democrat – Quetcy Lozada, Andres Celin.
• 9th Councilmanic District: Democrat – Yvette Young, Anthony Phillips, James Williams.
• 10th Councilmanic District: Democrat – Gary Masino. Republican – Brian O’Neill.
• Common Pleas Court (nominate 10): Democrat – Natasha Taylor-Smith, Caroline Turner, Kenneth Joel, Brian McLaughlin, Tamika Washington, Damaris Garcia, Qawi Abdul-Rahman, Samantha Williams, Joe Green, Will Braveman, Wade Albert, Chesley Lightsey, Jessica Brown, Kay Yu, Melissa Francis, John Padova.
• Municipal Court (nominate 2): Democrat – Barbara Thomson, Rania Major, Colleen McIntyre Osborne, Melissa Francis. Republican – Rania Major.
• Supreme Court (nominate 1): Democrat – Dan McCaffery, Deborah Kunselman. Republican – Patricia McCullough, Carolyn Carluccio.
• Superior Court (nominate 2): Democrat – Pat Dugan, Timika Lane, Jill Beck. Republican – Maria Battista, Harry Smail.
• Commonwealth Court (nominate 1): Democrat – Matt Wolf, Bryan Neft. Republican – Josh Prince, Megan Martin.
• Question 1: Should The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to expand the
requirements for annual minimum appropriations to the Budget
Stabilization Reserve, more commonly known as the “rainy day fund”?
• Question 2: Should The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to create the
Division of Workforce Solutions within the Department of Commerce
and to define its duties?
• Question 3: Should The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to make
employees of the Citizens Police Oversight Commission exempt from
civil service hiring requirements?
• Question 4: Should The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to
create the Office of the Chief Public Safety Director and to
define its powers, duties and responsibilities? ••