Philadelphia mayoral election, 1987

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Turnout71%[1] Increase 8 pp
  Wilson Goode (1).jpg Frank Rizzo 1972 (1).jpg
Nominee Wilson Goode Frank Rizzo
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 333,254 319,053
Percentage 53.08% 48.91%

Mayor before election

Wilson Goode
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Wilson Goode
Democratic

The Philadelphia mayoral election of 1987 saw the reelection of Wilson Goode over former mayor Frank Rizzo, who had converted to the Republican Party.

Results

1987 Philadelphia mayoral election (general election)[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Wilson Goode (incumbent) 333,254 53.08
Republican Frank Rizzo 319,053 48.91
Turnout 652,307

References

  1. ^ Denvir, Daniel (22 May 2015). "Voter Turnout in U.S. Mayoral Elections Is Pathetic, But It Wasn't Always This Way". City Lab. Retrieved 28 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Mayors of the City of Philadelphia 1691-2000". City of Philadelphia. Retrieved 28 April 2019.