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Green New Deal Proponent Loses Dem Primary In Philadelphia Mayoral Race

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2023
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Former Philadelphia city councilor and left-wing candidate Helen Gym, a Green New Deal supporter, has lost the Democratic primary in the Philadelphia mayor’s race. Gym finished third, losing to former City Council member Cherelle Parker, according to Politico. An Emerson College opinion poll conducted before Tuesday’s primary had projected Gym as leading by just 2.3% in a close, eight-way race, where her principal opponents were Parker and former City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart. (RELATED: Philadelphia Magazine Gives Mayor Jim Kenney ‘Worst Of Philly’ Award After Saying He Wants To Resign) The...

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