While the city continues to be plagued by bloodshed — at least 104 murdered as of this writing; more sure to come this week — the main issue in the mayoral race for a large group of voters is ethics and the lack thereof in city government.
At least two polls have placed corruption as the top issue in voters' minds, not crime or education.
All of the candidates, except Chaka Fattah, signed on to the complete 28-point plan from Seventy. Fattah backed the first three options, while releasing a policy paper on open and transparent government.
The Inquirer covered the issue in Sunday's paper, as well.