Philly Power Research, a group of volunteer researchers, has released a report called “The Record Behind the Rhetoric: A Guide to the Philly DA Democratic Primary,” breaking down the backgrounds of each of the seven …Read More →
Posts in the Category: Candidates
We know that elected officials don’t change the system — we do. It’s our popular protest and organizing that changes our political system and holds politicians accountable. But our work is much more effective when …Read More →
November 3rd is the most important election of the century? A pretty wild exaggeration isn’t it?
Actually, no; if anything, maybe it’s an understatement. Here’s the deal. There are three seats that will be filled on …Read More →
If you go to City Council a lot, as I do, there is a familiar ritual. Someone from theChamber of Commerce or another one of the many groups that advocate for big business testifies about …Read More →
Philly DA’s Office, 1995-2000
Philadelphia Board of Ethics, 2006-2009
Philadelphia Managing Director, 2010-2016
Obermayer …Read More →
Philly DA’s Office, 1988-1993, 2016
Notable Events and Controversies
Tariq El-Shabazz has a number of controversies swirling around him.
The most prominent is $190,712 in federal, state, and city tax lien judgments on file against him …Read More →
Philly DA’s Office, 1984-1990
PA Senior Deputy Attorney General, 1990-2001
PA Office of Inspector General, 2003-2004
Philadelphia Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue Effort, Volunteer Judge, 2008-2010
William-Michael Associates, 2001 – Present
Background, Notable Events, and Controversies
Michael Untermeyer is a real …Read More →
Philly DA’s Office, 2007-Present
Notable Events and Positions
O’Neill began his young career under DA Lynne “Queen of Death” Abraham, and has spent the past 10 years at the DA’s office.
Some of his cases include …Read More →
Municipal Judge, 1995-2016
Policy Positions and Controversies
In 2007, as a municipal court judge, Deni dismissed sexual assault charges against a man who let friends rape a sex worker. She downgraded the charges to theft …Read More →
Defense Attorney, 1993-Present
Notable Events & Controversies
Krasner defended Black activist Askia Sabur, who was acquitted in 2013 of all charges of assault against a police officer.
He defended 10 people charged with and acquitted …Read More →