2019 Mayoral Candidate

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Alan Butkovitz 

Party: Democrat
Previous occupations: City Controller; Attorney; State Representative
Websites:
Campaign Website
Philly Progressives Profile (former)
Candidate questionnaire: Not completed
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Bio
Originally from Philadelphia, Butkovitz served as an attorney and then a State Representative before becoming City Controller. He lost re-election in 2018 to the current City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart.

Positions

Butkovitz does not have a clear platform at this point. We will update this page as more information arises.

Economy

  • Supports capping property tax reassessments at no more than a 6% increase per year (source)

  • Opposes the soda tax (source)

Other

  • Critical of Mayor Kenney’s management of the city’s finances, especially with regards to finances after it was revealed that the City could not locate $27 million last year (source)