Philadelphia mayoral election, 1947

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Nominee Bernard Samuel Richardson Dilworth
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 413,091% 321,469
Percentage 56.25% 43.76%

Mayor before election

Bernard Samuel
Republican

Elected Mayor

Bernard Samuel
Republican

The Philadelphia mayoral election of 1947 saw the reelection of Bernard Samuel. As of 2018, this is the last election in Philadelphia mayoral history won by a Republican and the last not won by a Democrat.[1]

Results

1947 Philadelphia mayoral election (general election)[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bernard Samuel (incumbent) 413,091 56.25%
Democratic Richardson Dilworth 321,469 43.76%
Turnout 734,560

References

  1. ^ a b "Mayors of the City of Philadelphia 1691-2000". City of Philadelphia. Retrieved 28 April 2019.