Endorsements for May 21, 2019 Primary

Americans for Democratic Action Southeastern Pennsylvania has voted to endorse the following candidates in the May 21, 2019 Primary election:

City Council At-Large Endorsements

#54 Adrian Rivera-Reyes 

#56 Helen Gym 

#60 Eryn Santamoor 

#64 Beth Finn 

#68 Erika Almirón 

 

Judicial Endorsements 

Judge of the Superior Court

#2 Daniel D. McCaffery 

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas

#4 Jennifer Schultz 

#10 Wendi Barish 

#19 Anthony Kyriakakis 

#21 Henry McGregor Sias 

#23 Tiffany Palmer 

 #27 Kay Yu 

Judge of the Municipal Court

#29 David H. Conroy 

 

Mayoral Endorsements 

#31 Jim Kenney 

 

Row Offices Endorsements 

#37 Luigi Borda

#40 Kahlil Williams 

#45 Jen Devor 

*Americans for Democratic Action Southeastern Pennsylvania chose to make no endorsements in Register of Wills and Sheriff races. We believe the row offices - City Commissioner, Register of Wills, and Sheriff - should be appointed offices instead of being elected in the public announcements of the ADA SEPA endorsements in the primary.  


Philadelphia Ballot Questions

Question #1: Shall The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to change certain gender specific references (such as "councilman," "councilmen," and "Councilmanic") to gender neutral references (such as "councilmember," "councilmembers," and "Council")?

Recommended Vote: Yes

Question #2: Shall The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to establish and define the functions of the Office of Immigrant Affairs, headed by a Director of Immigrant Affairs?

Recommended Vote: Yes

Question #3: Shall The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to call on the General Assembly to either increase the Pennsylvania minimum wage now, so that it reaches $15 an hour, in stages, by 2025; or allow the City of Philadelphia to itself provide for a decent, family sustaining, living wage for working Philadelphians?

Recommended Vote: Yes

Question #4: Shall The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to require the establishment of "Public Safety Enforcement Officers" to assist the Police Department in regulating the flow of traffic; to enforce and assist the appropriate City officers in the enforcement of ordinances relating to the quality of life in the City's neighborhoods; and to perform such other related duties as the Managing Director or Council may require?

Recommended Vote: No

 

 

 


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