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Super PAC spending could overwhelm candidate cash in next year’s Council races | Clout

November 23, 2018

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On this Black Friday, Clout bargain-hunts the best political deals for super PACs in the 2019 races in Philadelphia. We’re thinking the big money may land on City Council campaigns, not Mayor Kenney’s bid for a second term.

In the 2015 mayoral primary, super PACs spent more than the six Democratic candidates combined. Next year, they could spend millions in races for Council.

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