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Philadelphia Voting and Elections: Election November 2021

This is a practical guide to voting and elections in Philadelphia.

Nov 2, 2021 Municipal General Election

November 2, 2021 is a Municipal General Election.  
Polls are open on election day from 7 A.M. - 8 P.M.
Last day to register to vote: October 18, 2021
Last day to request a mail-in or absentee ballot: October 26, 2021
Mail-in ballots must be received by 8:00 pm on Election Day

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Nov 2, 2021 Municipal General Election Candidates

2021 Municipal General Election Candidates

On November 2, 2021, Philadelphia voters will cast Election ballots to select candidates for the following offices:

Justice of the Supreme Court

Statewide (Vote for One)

  • Maria McLaughlin (Democratic)
  • Kevin Brobson (Republican)

Judge of the Superior Court

Statewide (Vote for One)

  • Timika Lane (Democratic)
  • Megan Sullivan (Republican)

Judge of the Commonwealth Court

Statewide (Vote for not more than Two)

  • Lori A Dumas (Democratic)
  • David Lee Spurgeon (Democratic)
  • Stacy Marie Wallace (Republican)
  • Drew Crompton (Republican)

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas

Citywide (Vote for not more than Twelve)

  • Nick Kamau (Democratic) [105]
  • Wendi Barish (Democratic) [106]
  • Cateria R McCabe (Democratic) [107]
  • Betsy Wahl (Democratic) [108]
  • Chris Hall (Democratic) [109]
  • Michele Hangley (Democratic) [110]
  • Craig Levin (Democratic) [111]
  • Daniel R Sulman (Democratic) [112]
  • Monica N Gibbs (Democratic) [113]
  • Leanne L Litwin (Democratic) [114]
  • Mark J Moore (Democratic) [115]
  • John P Sabatina Jr (Democratic) [116]


Judge of the Municipal Court

Citywide (Vote for not more than Five)

  • Greg Yorgey-Girdy (Democratic) [117]
  • Michael C Lambert (Democratic) [118]
  • George Twardy (Democratic) [119]
  • Christian A DiCicco (Democratic) [120]
  • Fran McCloskey (Democratic) [121]

District Attorney

Citywide (Vote for One)

  • Larry Krasner (Democratic)
  • Charles Chuck Peruto (Republican)

City Controller

Citywide (Vote for One)

  • Rebecca Rhynhart (Democratic)

Judge and Inspector of Election

Citywide (Vote for One) (Elected by Ward & Division)

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  • John T Bender
  • Mary Jane Bowes


  • Anne E Covey
  • Renee Cohn Jubelirer


  • Diana L Anhalt
  • Denis P Cohen
  • Rose Marie Defino-Nastasi
  • Charles A Ehrlich
  • Angelo J Foglietta
  • Jonathan Q Irvine
  • Elizabeth Jackson
  • Vincent L Johnson
  • Sean F Kennedy
  • Barbara A McDermott
  • Margaret T Murphy
  • Arnold L New
  • George W Overton
  • Edward C Wright


  • Frank T Brady
  • Patrick F Dugan
  • Charles Hayden
  • Christine M Hope
  • Sharon W Losier
  • Marsha H Neifield
  • Joffie C Pittman Jr
  • Craig M Washington


Source:  Philadelphia City Commissioners




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