Krasner, Rhynhart Win Decisive Primaries in Pennsylvania

Written by on May 17, 2017

Civil rights attorney and Democrat Larry Krasner is the Primary winner in the Philadelphia District Attorney race; he’ll face Republican candidate Beth Grossman in the November General Election. Krasner, who has never worked as a prosecutor before, beat the other six Primary candidates in a decisive win, garnering 38% of votes cast.

In the race for Philadelphia City Controller, Democrat Rebecca Rhynhart defeated three-term incumbent Alan Butkovitz in what many are characterizing as a stunning upset. Rhynhart will face Republican Michael Tomlinson in November.

Full results for the Primary, including outcomes for Municipal Court and the Court of Common Pleas, can be found at

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