Polls closed at 8 p.m. and Jim Kenney gave his victory speech 40 minutes later. Philly, our 99th mayor is former Councilman, former Mummer, former controversial tweeter Jim Kenney.
Here’s a quick look at the candidates who won and what you should know about them.
Jim Kenney unfiltered: Philly’s probable next mayor on Johnny Doc, the role of patronage, and the ‘insanity’ of Trump
Kenney on his long career on Council, how he buried the hatchet with union chief Dougherty, and why Hip-Hop was the ultimate Philly mascot.