The 2019 Philadelphia Debate for Philadelphia Mayor

Posted on 05/07/19 by Jacklyn Isasi

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The primary election is right around the corner and we want to know: are you ready to make a decision?

AARP Pennsylvania encourages you to get informed, then vote. Learn where the Philadelphia mayoral candidates stand on issues important to you – issues like safe transportation, affordable housing, parks and green spaces, and more. Then be the difference and vote on May 21st.

50+ Americans are the nation’s most powerful voting bloc and AARP members across the city of Philadelphia will be making their voices heard this election season. We encourage Philadelphians to learn where the candidates stand on issues that matter most to them.

"The 2019 Philadelphia Debate for Philadelphia Mayor" will be broadcast on May 13th at 7pm. The debate will be broadcast in English on NBC10 and in Spanish on TeleXitos, and livestreamed on all NBC10 and Telemundo62 digital platforms. After the debate has concluded, it will be available to watch on demand on and

This is the first and only televised mayoral debate featuring all Democratic candidates: incumbent Mayor Jim Kenney, former City Controller Alan Butkovitz and state Senator Anthony H. Williams. The debate will be moderated by NBC10 News anchor Jim Rosenfield and will include the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Sandra Shea and Telemundo62 anchor Iris Delgado as panelists.

The debate is hosted by NBC10, Telemundo62, The Philadelphia Inquirer and AARP Pennsylvania.

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