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  Philly Mayor Did Well With White Voters
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News DateThursday, November 6, 2003 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
Description"In his overwhelming re-election victory, Mayor John Street accomplished something that few black Philadelphia politicians before him have done: He fared relatively well among white voters.

The Democrat dominated in black neighborhoods Tuesday in his rematch with Republican businessman Sam Katz, who narrowly lost to Street in 1999. Katz put up solid leads in white sections of the city, but Street wasn't far behind in some of those areas.

Street got as much as a third of the vote in many predominantly white wards a much better showing than four years ago. Street nearly eked out a victory in Chestnut Hill, one of the city's wealthiest, and whitest, neighborhoods."
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