2019 City Council District 1 Candidate

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Mark Squilla

Party: Democrat
Previous occupations: Community organizer; PA Office of the Auditor General
Websites:
Campaign Website
Philly Progressives Profile
Candidate questionnaire: Not completed
Contact information:
info@marksquilla.org
215-821-6476
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Bio
Squilla attended LaSalle University and worked in the PA Office of the Auditor General for 25 years, and has been an active member in organizing his community. He began his first term in 2012, and is now seeking a third term.

Positions

Squilla’s positions on many of the issues are unclear at this time, but we will update this page as more information becomes available.

Public safety

  • Sponsored a zoning bill that would make it much more difficult to build a safe injection site in Kensington (source)

  • Supports improving biking infrastructure, and sponsored a bill to make some bike lanes permanent (source)