Cindy Bass, Councilwoman for the 8th District released the following statement regarding the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruling issuing an injunction that will allow those without photo identification to vote this November.
It’s the morning after Donna Reed Miller appeared at her last City Council meeting. Her successor, Cindy Bass, has arrived at Wired Beans – the Germantown Avenue coffee shop that served as her ad hoc campaign headquarters – to talk about the future of the Eighth District.
Cindy Bass, who will become the 8th District councilwoman in January, is one of the sponsors behind a gun exchange program happening Dec. 17.
As children scribble away to compile wish lists for Santa during this holiday season, residents of Mt. Airy have been compiling a “wish list” for the 8th District City Councilwoman-elect, Cindy Bass.
Councilwoman-elect Cindy Bass was recently a guest on NBC 10′s @ Issue to discuss the challenges and opportunities that face Philadelphia’s newly elected leaders.
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Incoming 8th District Councilwoman Cindy Bass defeated Brian Rudnick on Tuesday in the race for that City Council slot, winning about 88 percent of the vote.
A CHANGE has come. Voters yesterday elected the most new faces to City Council – six – since 1991, when seven new members were elected.
Cindy Bass was elected Tuesday as councilwoman, representing the 8th District of Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy.
According to returns from the city’s election website, Bass has been declared unofficial winner with 97.69 percent of local precincts reporting; her opponent, Green Party candidate Brian Rudnick, accepted defeat and the Bass team celebrated.
Cindy Bass has been elected to represent the Eighth District on City Council.
Bass defeated independent candidate Brian Rudnick in a landslide, which many predicted as soon as she won the Democratic primary in May. A senior policy advisor on urban and domestic policy to U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, Bass will replace outgoing City Councilwoman Donna Reed Miller in January.