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900AM-WURD and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern PA jointly presented a dynamic and interactive Youth Mayoral Summit to unite young men and women from across the Philadelphia region to learn about local government and the voting process.

With so much focus on the race for the Mayor in Philadelphia, it’s easy to forget that the upcoming election on May 19 actually covers quite a few offices. Get the information you need here to go the polls.

PABJ, 900AM-WURD, Philadelphia Community of Leaders and Community College of Philadelphia are partnering to present the 2015 Moving Philadelphia Forward Mayoral Candidate Forum on April 9.

On Thursday February 5th, 900 am WURD morning host Solomon Jones interviewed mayoral candidate Nelson Diaz. The wide-ranging interview covered a number of subjects, including education, crime, gentrification, voter turnout and the Latino community. Click now to listen.

It was announced today that Philadelphia has been selected as the site of the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Philly was the winner in a field of five finalist cities that included Columbus (Ohio) and Brooklyn, New York. Other cities considered included Birmingham, Alabama and Phoenix, Arizona.

WURD’s news crew had a chance to speak to State Senator Anthony Hardy Williams at a November 19 (2014) event where he announced his candidacy for the 2015 Democratic primary election and his hope to be Philadelphia’s next mayor. Williams also had a very special message just for the WURD family.

WURD fam, election day is Tuesday, November 4 (7am – 8pm)!! Please exercise your right to vote — but educate yourself first by reading our breakdown of key questions, issues and candidate platforms. Click headline for more.

Vine Memorial Baptist Church’s Community Outreach Ministry is holding a pre-election forum where key issues for the upcoming election season can be discussed. WURD’s own Brother Shomari will lead a conversation on education, including considerations for public schools, private schools, charter schools and home schooling.

On October 8 at 7:00 p.m., Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett (R) and challenger Tom Wolf (D) met for their third and final debate before the November 4 statewide election.


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