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Neither can Phil Kessel or Daffy Duck: A lesson in Allegheny County write-in campaigns.
They clinched the Democratic primary nods in Bellevue, Carnegie, Duquesne and Wilkinsburg — and could become first-term mayors.
We know people are more … enthusiastic.
Chart: We likely just saw Allegheny County’s worst voter turnout for an off-year primary in a decade
Not that turnout in off-year primaries has been super great.
The ward chair and roofer defeated Natalia Rudiak’s chief of staff after a contentious battle — his fourth shot at the seat.
“To those who were critical of our agenda, go back into the neighborhoods and listen to the people,” Peduto said.
Will Darlene Harris, Bill Peduto or John Welch win the Democratic race for mayor?
He’s painting himself as the left-of-progressive choice to Peduto. Is he?
“You shouldn’t discount a yinzer housewife,” one observer said.
It’s too late to register, but it’s not too late to get informed.
Answer: It depends on the seat.
Get to know Democrats Darlene Harris, Bill Peduto and John Welch before Tuesday’s primary.
Council member Darlene Harris, Mayor Bill Peduto and Rev. John Welch talked transportation, homelessness, drinking water and more at our Tuesday forum with 90.5 WESA.