Thursday, July 2, 2015

And The Winners Are...Williams and Butkovitz

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And The Winners Are...Williams and Butkovitz

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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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William Bender, a Drexel graduate who landed at the Daily News in 2007, has covered everything from South Philly mobsters to doomsday hucksters. He occasionally writes about local food trucks and always eats everything on his plate, whether it be a bloody rib eye or a corrupt politician. E-mail tips to benderw@phillynews.com
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David Gambacorta, has been a reporter with the Daily News since 2005, covering crime, police corruption and all of the other bizarre things that happen in Philadelphia. Now he’s covering the 2015 mayor’s race, because he enjoys a good circus just as much as the next guy. He’s always looking to get a cup of coffee. Send news tips and other musings on life to gambacd@phillynews.com
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