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City Council District 7

The 7th District includes Hunting Park and parts of North Philadelphia, Kensington, Frankford, Juniata Park and Feltonville.

First-term incumbent Maria Quiñones Sánchez is seeking a second term on Council. She is part of the active "freshmen" bloc of Curtis Jones (Fourth district) and Bill Green (Democrat at-large). Quiñones-Sánchez is running unopposed in the 7th District.

For more on the 7th District City Council race, read:
"Say What?: Making the city a little more taxpayer-friendly"
"Stu Bykofsky: Councilwoman Sanchez not in step on the ICE issue"
"Political rivalry ends with Council staff job"
"Heard in the Hall: More Council members turn down raises"
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    Maria Quiñones-Sánchez (D)

    City Councilwoman

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  1. Biographical Information
  2. What will be your first order of business/first piece of legislation if elected?
  3. The reassessment of city real estate to reflect market valuations is likely to produce a firestorm of public reaction next year. Should Council be doing anything about it in advance?
  4. Can you support for president of Council someone who is enrolled in DROP or someone who is eligible for the program but refuses to say if he/she will enroll?