Jim Kenney Wins Democratic Nomination for Philadelphia Mayor

Jim Kenney Wins Democratic Nomination for Philadelphia Mayor

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Last year, Philadelphia City Council member Jim Kenney successfully pushed through a bill to decriminalize marijuana in the nation’s fifth largest city.  Now, Kenny is poised to become the city’s next mayor after a landslide victory in the Democratic primary for mayor.

Kenny was the clear winner, receiving 56% of the vote.  His closet competitor only pulled in 26%.

Kenny, who accepted the Democratic nomination in a speech Tuesday evening, is all but guaranteed to become Philadelphia’s next mayor, a city where…

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