Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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And The Winners Are...Williams and Butkovitz

It's official.

And The Winners Are...Williams and Butkovitz

It's official.

At 9:30 p.m. PhillyClout is calling the District Attorney and Controller Races for Democrats Seth Williams and Alan Butkovitz.

With 63 percent of precincts reporting, Williams had 72 percent of the vote, compared with 28 percent for his Republican opponent Michael Untermeyer. Williams, a former city inspector general, will replace longtime DA Lynne Abraham, who steps down at the end of this year.

Incumbent Butkovitz had 69 percent of the vote, compared with 31 for his GOP challenger Al Schmidt.

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