2019 City Council District 6 Candidate
Previous occupations: Electrician; Union Leader
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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.
Henon has few publicly stated position stances. We will update this page as more information becomes available.
Supported the expansion of Dietz and Watson in his district (source)
Launched the Philly Play program, which encourages children to exercise in order to prevent obesity (source)
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)