|Turnout||50% 5 pp|
|Elections in Pennsylvania|
The race was covered in the documentary film The Shame of a City.
- John F. Street, incumbent Mayor
|Democratic||John F. Street||93,799||99.59%|
Mayor John Street was unopposed for renomination by the Democratic Party.
- Sam Katz, candidate for Mayor in 1991 and 1999
Sam Katz was unopposed for the Republican nomination.
|Democratic||John F. Street||267,230||58.34||8.70|
|Socialist Workers||John Staggs||1,291||0.28||0.28|
- Election results from the Committee of Seventy
- 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.
- "The PA Report "Power 75" List" (PDF). Pennsylvania Report. Capital Growth, Inc. January 31, 2003. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-09-20.
"Governor Rendell's squeezing business not to support Republican nominee, Sam Katz, will help"
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