|Turnout||63% 3 pp|
|Elections in Pennsylvania|
The Philadelphia mayoral election of 1983 saw the election of Wilson Goode.
Goode won the Democratic nomination by defeating, among others, former mayor Frank Rizzo in the Democratic primary.
Goode was elected the first African American mayor of Philadelphia.
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- "Mayors of the City of Philadelphia 1691-2000". City of Philadelphia. Retrieved 28 April 2019.