local elected officials

 

City Officials

James Kenney
Mayor

The Mayor acts as the executive official of the city, coordinates all offices, acts as the representative of the city, and appoints several department heads. The Mayor also signs legislation into law, or can choose to veto the bill. A term is four years, with a limit of two consecutive terms.

Larry Krasner
District Attorney

The District Attorney oversees all prosecutions in Philadelphia County, including overseeing 600 lawyers, detectives, and assistants. The Office of the District Attorney processes more than 75,000 cases a year. A term is four years with no term limits.

Rebecca Rhynhart
City Controller

The Office of the City Controller oversees and approves all financial aspects of the City government. It pre-audits policy, audits departments, conducts financial policy analysis, and investigates fraud and mismanagement. A term is four years with no term limits.

Ronald R. Donatucci
Register of Wills

The Register of Wills oversees wills, and determines what will happen when the recipient of a will is unclear or nonexistent. The office also investigates fraud claims and serves as an agent for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to file and pay inheritance taxes. A term is four years with no term limits.

Jewell Williams
Sheriff

The Sheriff's Office protects all who are involved in trials, as well as auctions off foreclosed properties. A term is four years with no term limits.

 

City Commissioners

The City Commissioners ensure compliance with local, state, and federal voting laws during Philadelphia elections, and they oversee all Philadelphia elections and voter registration. They are a three-member, bipartisan committee that requires having at least one minority party member (always Republican).

Anthony Clark Chair

Anthony Clark
Chair

Al Schmidt Vice-Chair

Al Schmidt
Vice-Chair

Lisa M. Deeley

Lisa M. Deeley

 
 

City Council

The City Council creates and passes legislation. There are a total of 17 members, 10 of which are elected by district and seven are elected at-large. Each is elected for a four-year term, and there are no term limits.

Darrell L. Clarke Council President District 5

Darrell L. Clarke
Council President
District 5

Bobby Henon District 6

Bobby Henon
District 6

Helen Gym At-Large

Helen Gym
At-Large

Blondell Reynolds Brown At-Large

Blondell Reynolds Brown
At-Large

Mark Squilla District 1

Mark Squilla
District 1

Maria D. Quiñones-Sánches District 7

Maria D. Quiñones-Sánches
District 7

William K. Greenlee At-Large

William K. Greenlee
At-Large

David Oh

David Oh

Kenyatta Johnson District 2

Kenyatta Johnson
District 2

Cindy Bass District 8

Cindy Bass
District 8

Allan Domb At-Large

Allan Domb
At-Large

Jannie Blackwell District 3

Jannie Blackwell
District 3

Cherelle Parker District 9

Cherelle Parker
District 9

Al Taubenberger At-Large

Al Taubenberger
At-Large

Curtis Jones Jr. District 4

Curtis Jones Jr.
District 4

Brian J. O'Neill District 10

Brian J. O'Neill
District 10

Derek S. Green At-Large

Derek S. Green
At-Large