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Spirit News Candidate Guide for the May 16th Primaries

On Tuesday, May 16th, Philadelphians will have the opportunity to cast their vote in the Primary Elections.

Registered Democrats and Republicans in Philadelphia will choose their parties’ candidates for:

Registered Rs and Ds throughout Pennsylvania will choose their parties candidates for:

According to Committee of 70,The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office is one of the largest prosecutor’s offices in the country, serving more than 1.5 million people in the City and County of Philadelphia. The District Attorney’s staff investigates and prosecutes violations of city and state law within Philadelphia (some 75,000 cases yearly). The office has an annual budget of more than $50 million and a staff of nearly 600 people, including lawyers, detectives and support staff.

Spirit News profiled each District Attorney candidate.  You can read about each candidate by clicking the links below:

We also took a deeper dive into the City Controller’s race:

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