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darrell l. clarke

Party: Democrat
Position: Council President, District 5
Committees:
Chair: Whole; Ethics; Fiscal Stability and Intergovernmental Cooperation
In office since: 2000 (President since 2012)
Previous occupations: Political aide to former Mayor John Street
Next Election: 2019
Websites:
Official
Contact information:
Philadelphia City Hall
Room 494/313
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tel: 215-686-2070
Tel 2: 215-686-3442
Fax: 215-686-1901

Economy and Taxes:

  • Supports the Community Sustainability Initiative

  • Supports 2,000 Affordable Housing Initiative and established city's first Job Commission

  • Pro-Soda Tax (1.5% tax on sugary beverages)

Education:

  • Supports School-Based Community Family Centers

  • Wants to prohibit alcohol advertising within 1,000 feet of schools and playgrounds