Candidates for Office

The pages below list important information about the candidates that appear on the ballot for each election cycle.

On May 15, 2018, Philadelphia voters will cast General Primary and Special Election ballots for the following offices:

Ballot Questions


Committee People (with ballot numbers, as of May 8, 2018)

Democratic (Excel, PDF)
Republican (Excel, PDF)

Challenges are also available for download: (Excel, PDF)


Note, ballot numbers are displayed below in brackets: [].

Democratic Primary Candidates

United States Senator-Dem

  • [1] Bob Casey Jr

Governor-Dem

  • [2] Tom Wolf

Lieutenant Governor-Dem

  • [3] Kathi Cozzone
  • [4] John Fetterman
  • [5] Mike Stack
  • [6] Ray Sosa
  • [7] Nina Ahmad

Representative In Congress-2nd District-Dem

  • [8] Michele Lawrence
  • [9] Brendan F Boyle

Representative In Congress-3rd District-Dem

  • [8] Dwight Evans
  • [9] Kevin Johnson

Representative In Congress-5th District-Dem

  • [8] Theresa M Wright
  • [XXX] Dan Muroff (REMOVED BY COURT ORDER)
  • [10] Greg Vitali
  • [11] Ashley Lunkenheimer
  • [12] Molly Sheehan
  • [13] Mary Gay Scanlon
  • [14] Thaddeus Kirkland
  • [XXX] David Wertime (REMOVED BY COURT ORDER)
  • [16] Larry Arata
  • [17] Lindy Li
  • [18] Rich Lazer
  • [XXX] Shelly Chauncey (REMOVED BY COURT ORDER)
  • [XXX] George Badey (REMOVED BY COURT ORDER)
  • [21] Margo Davidson

Senator In The General Assembly-2nd District-Dem

  • [22] Christine M Tartaglione

Senator In The General Assembly-4th District-Dem

  • [22] Art Haywood

Senator In The General Assembly-8th District-Dem

  • [22] Anthony Hardy Williams

Representative In The General Assembly-152nd District-Dem

  • [23] Daryl Boling

Representative In The General Assembly-170th District-Dem

  • [23] Mike Doyle

Representative In The General Assembly-172nd District-Dem

  • [23] Kevin J Boyle

Representative In The General Assembly-173rd District-Dem

  • [23] Mike Driscoll

Representative In The General Assembly-174th District-Dem

  • [23] Ed Neilson

Representative In The General Assembly-175th District-Dem

  • [23] Michael H O Brien
  • [24] Debby Derricks

Representative In The General Assembly-177th District-Dem

  • [23] Dan Martino
  • [24] Joe Hohenstein
  • [26] Maggie Borski
  • [27] Sean Kilkenny

Representative In The General Assembly-179th District-Dem

  • [23] Abu Vicente Edwards
  • [24] Jason T Dawkins

Representative In The General Assembly-180th District-Dem

  • [23] Angel Cruz

Representative In The General Assembly-181st District-Dem

  • [23] Lewis Nash Sr
  • [24] Lewis Thomas III
  • [25] Alex Deering
  • [XXX] Kenneth T Walker Jr (REMOVED BY COURT ORDER)
  • [27] Gilberto Gonzalez
  • [28] Malcolm Kenyatta

Representative In The General Assembly-182nd District-Dem

  • [23] Brian Sims

Representative In The General Assembly-184th District-Dem

  • [23] Elizabeth Fiedler
  • [24] Jonathan Rowan
  • [26] Nicholas Didonato Jr
  • [27] Tom Wyatt

Representative In The General Assembly-185th District-Dem

  • [XXX] Evette Thompson (REMOVED BY COURT ORDER)
  • [24] Maria P Donatucci

Representative In The General Assembly-186th District-Dem

  • [23] Jordan A Harris

Representative In The General Assembly-188th District-Dem

  • [23] Diane Settles
  • [24] James R Roebuck
  • [25] Jeff Curry

Representative In The General Assembly-190th District-Dem

  • [23] Ray Bailey
  • [24] Vanessa L Brown
  • [25] Wanda Logan

Representative In The General Assembly-191st District-Dem

  • [23] Joanna E McClinton

Representative In The General Assembly-192nd District-Dem

  • [23] Morgan Cephas

Representative In The General Assembly-194th District-Dem

  • [23] Pamela DeLissio

Representative In The General Assembly-195th District-Dem

  • [23] Donna Bullock

Representative In The General Assembly-197th District-Dem

  • [23] Frederick Ramirez
  • [24] Emilio Vazquez
  • [25] Danilo Burgos

Representative In The General Assembly-198th District-Dem

  • [23] Bernard A Williams
  • [24] Rosita C Youngblood

Representative In The General Assembly-200th District-Dem

  • [23] Chris Rabb
  • [24] Melissa Scott

Representative In The General Assembly-201st District-Dem

  • [23] Stephen Kinsey

Representative In The General Assembly-202nd District-Dem

  • [23] Jared Solomon

Representative In The General Assembly-203rd District-Dem

  • [23] Isabella Fitzgerald

Member Of The Democratic State Committee-1st Senatorial District

  • [29] Rhea Powell
  • [30] Micah Mahjoubian
  • [31] Tom Young
  • [32] Joe Celentano
  • [33] Noam Kugelmass
  • [34] Jon Geeting
  • [35] Marylouise Isaacson
  • [36] Andi Perez
  • [37] Amanda Mcillmurray
  • [38] Mariel J K Martin
  • [39] Judi Golding Baker
  • [40] Darrell L Clarke
  • [41] Matthew D Myers

Member Of The Democratic State Committee-2nd Senatorial District

  • [29] Mona Getzes Cohen
  • [30] Meagan Ingerson
  • [31] James Harrity
  • [34] Richard Lombardo
  • [35] Frank T Brzozowski
  • [36] Erica Vanstone
  • [39] Billy Cortes
  • [40] Marnie Aument Loughrey
  • [41] Catherine Bartch

Member Of The Democratic State Committee-3rd Senatorial District

  • [29] Jaime Bouldin
  • [30] Humberto Perez
  • [31] David Rodriguez
  • [34] Barbara Carroll
  • [35] Dustin Morris
  • [36] Sharon Vaughn
  • [39] Jonathan M Gary
  • [40] Robert Taylor
  • [41] Latrice Y Bryant

Member Of The Democratic State Committee-4th Senatorial District

  • [29] Sherrie Cohen
  • [30] Carla Cain
  • [31] Chris Rabb
  • [32] Qasim Rashad

Member Of The Democratic State Committee-5th Senatorial District

  • [29] John Dellricci
  • [30] James G Donnelly Sr
  • [31] Kathy Enggasser
  • [32] Patrick Parkinson
  • [33] Mary Ann Quartullo

Member Of The Democratic State Committee-7th Senatorial District

  • [29] Kathryn S Huggins
  • [30] Ken Washington
  • [31] Dewayne Drummond
  • [32] Liam G Boyle
  • [33] Kevin Bundy
  • [34] Nat Lownes
  • [35] Rebecca Poyourow
  • [36] Joe Khan
  • [37] John Brady
  • [38] Monica Maria Djerassi
  • [39] Jacque Whaumbush
  • [40] Linda Norris
  • [41] Lisa Rhodes

Member Of The Democratic State Committee-8th Senatorial District

  • [29] Torri Douglas
  • [30] Kyle Shenandoah
  • [31] Kyle J Sampson
  • [32] Marisa Piccarreto

Republican Primary Candidates

United States Senator-Rep

  • [101] Jim Christiana
  • [102] Lou Barletta

Governor-Rep

  • [103] Scott R Wagner
  • [104] Paul Mango
  • [105] Laura Ellsworth

Lieutenant Governor-Rep

  • [106] Kathy Coder
  • [107] Diana Irey Vaughan
  • [108] Jeff Bartos
  • [109] Peg Luksik

Representative In Congress-2nd District-Rep

  • [110] David Torres

Representative In Congress-3rd District-Rep

  • [110] Bryan E Leib

Representative In Congress-5th District-Rep

  • [XXX] Paul D Addis (REMOVED BY COURT ORDER)
  • [111] Pearl Kim

Senator In The General Assembly-4th District-Rep

  • [112] James Williams

Representative In The General Assembly-152nd District-Rep

  • [113] Thomas P Murt

Representative In The General Assembly-170th District-Rep

  • [113] Martina White

Representative In The General Assembly-177th District-Rep

  • [113] Patty Pat Kozlowski

Representative In The General Assembly-181st District-Rep

  • [113] Milton Street

Representative In The General Assembly-194th District-Rep

  • [113] Sean Stevens

Member Of The Republican State Committee-1st District

  • [114] Maria Digiorgio McColgan
  • [115] Michael A Cibik
  • [116] Christopher M Vogler
  • [117] Theresa A Dintino

Member Of The Republican State Committee-2nd District

  • [114] Walt Vogler
  • [115] Calvin R Tucker
  • [116] Denise Furey

Member Of The Republican State Committee-13th District

  • [114] Linwood Holland
  • [115] Camille G McColgan
  • [116] Margaret L Recupido
  • [118] Joseph Giedemann
  • [119] Dan Tinney
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