1999 Philadelphia mayoral election

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Philadelphia mayoral election, 1999

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Turnout45%[1] Increase 6 pp
  John F Street.jpg Sam Katz cropped (1).jpg
Nominee John F. Street Sam Katz
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 211,136 203,908
Percentage 49.52% 49.12%

Mayor before election

Ed Rendell
Democratic

Elected Mayor

John F. Street
Democratic

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Declined[edit]

  • Ed Rendell, incumbent Mayor

Results[edit]

Philadelphia mayoral election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John F. Street 107,285 36.11%
Democratic Martin Weinberg 91,457 30.78%
Democratic John F. White, Jr. 64,657 21.76%
Democratic Happy Fernandez 18,200 6.13%
Democratic Dwight Evans 13,711 4.62%
Democratic Queena Bass 1,802 0.61%
Turnout 297,112 100.00

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Results[edit]

Philadelphia Republican mayoral primary, 1999
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sam Katz 27,011 100.00%
Turnout 27,011 100.00

Sam Katz was unopposed for the Republican nomination.

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Philadelphia mayoral election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic John F. Street 211,136 49.52% -30.12%
Republican Sam Katz 203,908 49.12% +29.31
Independent Other 5,376 1% +0.46
Majority
Turnout
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Denvir, Daniel (22 May 2015). "Voter Turnout in U.S. Mayoral Elections Is Pathetic, But It Wasn't Always This Way". City Lab. Retrieved 28 April 2019.

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