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Stan Shapiro
   Phone: 215-247-9169 (Home)


Bill Marston
   Phone: 267-304-4193 (Mobile)
   Phone: 215-557-9445 (Home)


Vivienne Crawford
   Phone: 215-567-6670 (Home)

Welcome to Center City west!

This is the city's Ward 8, or Eighth Ward. Its boundaries were established many years ago by the political parties and elecoral commissions. Its extent is from Broad Street to the Schuylkill River, from Lombard Street to Spring Garden Avenue (more or less).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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News

'RUNNING AGAINST THE MACHINE' City Progressives publicize Party Reforms

8th Ward Leader Stephanie Singer, others, interviewed on WHYY 91FM radio

By By Bill Marston LEED AP 8th Ward / 9th Division

February 2, 2011

Dave Davies (Daily News, WHYY radio 91FM, www.newsworks.org) did a report about running for office within a political party's organization in Philadelphia. He interviews Marge Trataglione, John Kromer and my own 8th Ward's Stephanie Singer....

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Coming September 25: POW (the Progressive Organizing Workshop).

What you'll learn: everything you need to know about beating Republicans, and Keeping Democrats . . . democrats.

By Stan Shapiro

August 15, 2010

OK, let’s start with first things first. We must defeat the Republicans this Fall. The Republican Party has scuttled all pretenses to moderation, particularly in Pennsylvania. Its candidates for Governor and Senator, Tom Corbett and Pat Toomey, are far to the right of the last Republican holders of those offices, Tom Ridge and Rick Santorum. Yes, that’s right, Pat Toomey is far to the right of Rick Santorum. And Tom Corbett, who claims that the unemployed like being out of work, and that national health care legislation is unconstitutional, thinks taking Pennsylvania back to the 1920’s would be really swell.

So these two must be beaten, no ifs, ands, or buts. Insuring that PA remains blue this Fall is reason enough to hold a training event devoted to getting out a huge Democratic vote in November. Register now!...

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8th WARD RESULTS of May 18 2010 DEMOCRATIC Primary Election

combined May 2010 Primary Results (statewide)
US Senate Incumbent upset; 8th Ward State Representative Incumbent wins again; MORE!

By by Bill Marston LEED AP

May 20, 2010

Center City's 8th Ward voting results show that we supported the candidates endorsed by Neighborhood Networks citywide: Joe Hoeffel - governor; Joe Sestak - US senator; Babette Josephs - state representative. We also voted overwhelmingly for Philadelphian Jonathan Saidel for lieutenant governor....

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