After a long day, and even longer campaign, progressive candidate Larry Krasner is the Democratic nomination for district attorney in Philadelphia. According to HuffPost, “… continuing a growing trend of reform-minded candidates overtaking tough-on-crime prosecutors in what had historically been safe seats.”
Krasner earned about 38% of the vote with 89% of the precincts counted. He is favored in the general election that takes place in November, when he will face off against Republican Beth Grossman.
In February, D.A. Seth Williams announced he would not seek a third term. Williams has been indicted on 29 federal fraud charges.
Larry Krasner better deliver on this police reform I’m not playin wit him
— ashley spinelli (@thatso_RAEven) May 17, 2017
— Keri Layton, ND (@Keri_Layton) May 17, 2017
Wow Larry Krasner’s ad said “Krasner defended Black Lives Matter” out loud on tv. That’s pretty good.
— don’t @ me (@alyssakeiko) May 7, 2017
— Laura Huth (@imahuthnow) May 7, 2017
Source: Huffington Post