Monday, April 21, 2014
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Mayor's Race

LATEST STORY
Some question the presumptive mayor's push to attract donors.
With fewer than seven weeks to go before Philadelphia voters elect a new mayor, GOP candidate Al Taubenberger, with no bark and few bucks, would seem little threat to Democrat Michael Nutter.
RECENT NEWS
ON THE BALLOT: CANDIDATES & QUESTIONS
Ballot Order of Candidates

The Committee of Seventy offers a listing of candidates for mayor, judge, City Council and other races in the city.

Ballot Questions

The Committee of Seventy lists the nine questions on the ballot, along with an explanation in plain English.

AUDIO
Post-election Podcast
Listen here as columnist Tom Ferrick Jr., senior writer Larry Eichel and political reporter Thomas Fitzgerald discuss the Democratic mayoral primary.
Mayor candidates at Central High
Central High School hosted five of the six Philadelphia mayoral candidates - U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, former City Councilman Michael Nutter and businessman Tom Knox, all Democrats, and Republican Al Taubenberger, president of the Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. State Rep. Dwight Evans did not attend. Listen here as the candidates answer questions from the students. Also, listen to some of the students' thoughts on the forum.
AD WATCH
The 30-Second Spot
As the mayor's race continues, political ads are featuring candidates sharing their track record in office or making promises. But what is really being said in these campaign commercials? The Inquirer's team of political reporters breaks down the 30-second spots of each candidate to reveal the message in the ads.
AN INSIDER'S VIEW
Each Monday, follow the goings-on in City Hall from the inside through the eyes and ears of Inquirer reporters.
SLIDESHOWS: ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS ERIC MENCHER & TOM GRALISH
MAYORAL CANDIDATES
A Council record of accomplishment
Phila.'s neighborhood 'anchor' man
A growing sense of mission at home
Maker of the deal, keeper of peace
A man who can make numbers sing
Sure winner faces long odds
EDITORIAL BOARD MAYORAL PROJECT
The Inquirer and the University of Pennsylvania’s Project on Civic Engagement are conducting a regionwide dialogue about what Philadelphia needs to do to become a great city.
As part of the Great Expectations project, Inquirer columnist Tom Ferrick Jr. offers his own take on the candidates, the issues and the complexities of the race.
PRIMARY BALLOT TUG-OF-WAR
On March 27, 2007, six supporters of Philadelphia mayoral candidate Tom Knox filed an appeal in Commonwealth Court seeking to overturn a lower court's ruling keeping candidate Bob Brady on the May 15 primary ballot.
On March 30, mayoral candidate Bob Brady asked the state Supreme Court to bypass the Commonwealth Court and issue a ruling on whether his name should be removed from the ballot.