2019 Mayoral Candidate
Previous occupations: City Controller; Attorney; State Representative
Philly Progressives Profile (former)
Candidate questionnaire: Not completed
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.
Butkovitz does not have a clear platform at this point. We will update this page as more information arises.
Supports capping property tax reassessments at no more than a 6% increase per year (source)
Opposes the soda tax (source)
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)