2019 City Council District 6 Candidate

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Bobby Henon

Party: Democrat
Previous occupations: Electrician; Union Leader
Websites:
Campaign Website (n/a)
Official Site
Philly Progressives Profile
Candidate questionnaire: Not completed
Contact information:
info@bobbyhenon.com
215-686-3444
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Henon is a lifelong Philadelphia resident, and he has been and continues to be a member of the IBEW Local 98 union. He began his first term in 2012, and is now seeking a third term.

Positions

Henon has few publicly stated position stances. We will update this page as more information becomes available.

Economy

  • Supported the expansion of Dietz and Watson in his district (source)

Healthcare

  • Launched the Philly Play program, which encourages children to exercise in order to prevent obesity (source)

Other

  • Current ward leader for the 56th ward (source)

  • Henon is a long-time member and leader in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union (Local 98), and he is affiliated with Johnny Dougherty, a well-known political influencer and the Local 98’s business manager. Henon, Dougherty, and several members of the union were investigated by the FBI in 2016, and are accused in a civil suit of racketeering and intimidating political opponents on 116 counts. (source)