The Philadelphia polls opened at 7:00 this morning for the city’s big race. There are significant changes expected, particularly in the city council, which will have a younger council. Hank is at the polls discuss the important questions that be debated.
The main question is who will be the next mayor to replace Jim Kenny, who has been mayor for eight years and cannot run again. The top contenders for the position are Charelle Parker, the Democratic nominee and a former city council member, and David O, the Republican candidate. Hank plans to speak with David O later in the day at Long Stretch School in Southwest Philly, where he votes.
He also plans to speak with Councilwoman Parker later in the day. Both candidates are promising a safer and less violent Philadelphia. However, there are some concerns about public safety and challenges that need to be addressed.
Both candidates aim to address the issues and differ slightly in their policies. Voters must decide which candidate they trust to fulfill this crucial responsibility.
Additionally, there are several city council seats up for grabs, including the position currently held by Daryl Clark. The polls in Pennsylvania opened at 7:00 and in New Jersey at 6:00.
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office has activated its election task force to address any complaints related to the election process. If any threats or violence occur at polling places, it is important to call 911 or the national election protection hotline.
Every vote will be protected and counted..