Topic: Politics and Election Coverage
Posted on 6/1/2019
NBC’s WCAU-TV and Telemundo’s WWSI-TV Philadelphia hosted and aired a mayoral debate between incumbent Mayor Jim Kenney and Democratic challengers former City Controller Alan Butkovitz and state Sen. Anthony H. Williams on May 13. The first and only televised mayoral debate featuring all Democratic candidates was broadcast in English and Spanish and was livestreamed on all WCAU and WWSI digital platforms.
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