Who’s Running for Mayor of Philadelphia In 2023

The 2023 mayor's race has officially kicked off. Here's everything you need to know about who's running, who probably will run and who should throw their hat in the ring

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

The Fix: Philly Leaders — Be more like the Eagles … and the Phillies

Philadelphia's pro teams' success comes from honest teamwork ... How about some of that from City Hall? (Looking at you, Johnson and Parker.)

By Larry Platt

City Council’s Big Risk — The Upcoming Special Elections

Council President Clarke’s call for special elections is delaying mail-in ballots and changing mayoral powers: This could signal trouble for Dems in November, says Philly 3.0’s engagement director

By Jon Geeting

Who Is Cherelle Parker?

The two-term city councilmember from Northwest Philly who champions “middle neighborhoods” is running for mayor of Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know about her so you can make an informed vote in May.

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Governing Makes a Comeback

Council’s passage last week of modest business tax cuts was more than a rebuke of progressives. It also might suggest that reasonableness is trending again

By Larry Platt

In Search of the Spirit of Reinvention

Philly is the nation’s first startup. So, in this budget season, why not put old talking points behind us…and pivot?

By Larry Platt

Philadelphia Mayor’s Race: Pros and Cons of Eight Likely Candidates

The upsides and downsides of Philadelphia's most likely candidates to be our city's 100th mayor

By Larry Platt

That’s A Wrap

What bills passed—and didn’t—in City Council’s final session of the year

By Jon Geeting