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PhillyClout Calls DA Race -- Seth Williams Wins

PhillyClout at 10:15 p.m. is calling the District Attorney Democratic primary for Seth Williams. With 88 percent of precincts of reporting, Williams had 39.7 percent of the vote. He was 7500 votes ahead of his closest opponent.

PhillyClout Calls DA Race -- Seth Williams Wins

PhillyClout at 10:15 p.m. is calling the District Attorney Democratic primary for Seth Williams. With 88 percent of precincts of reporting, Williams had 39.7 percent of the vote. He was 7500 votes ahead of his closest opponent.

Williams, a former city Inspector General who launched an unsuccessful Democratic bid for DA four years ago, faced four opponents in the primary race. The results are listed below:

MCELHATTON, DANIEL P DEMOCRATIC 14453 15.29 %
TURNER, MICHAEL L DEMOCRATIC 8043 8.51 %
GRADY, BRIAN DEMOCRATIC 4420 4.68 %
WILLIAMS, R SETH DEMOCRATIC 37565 39.74 %
MCCAFFERY, DANIEL DEMOCRATIC 30033 31.77
 

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