By Alex Lloyd Gross
The Sweetened Beverage Tax has become a hot topic for many people in an around the Philadelphia area. This primary season, many people are running for council and also the office of Mayor. Mayor Kenny , obviously voted for it. Everyone wanting to unseat him has come out against it.
When you go into the voting booth, you can cast your vote accordingly. If you support the tax, you can vote them right back in. If you are opposed to it, you can toss them out of office. Print out this list and be informed. Election Day is Tuesday May 21 2019
President Darrell Clarke Voted for it. Now he is annoyed when pressed on the issue.
Bobby Henon, Now under Indictment reps part of the Northeast, and Port Richmond. Voted for it. Indicted and the soda tax support is part of this indictment.
Mark Squilla Society Hill, Center city- voted for the tax
Kenyatta Johnson reps Greys Ferry, and south Philly west of Broad Street voted for the tax
Jannie Blackwell reps west and southwest Philly she voted for of the tax
Brian Oniell Reps parts of the Northeast voted against it.
Curtis Jones West Philly and Overbrook voted for the tax
Marie Quinones Sanches- Frankford, Kensington – voted NO aganst tax
Cindy Bass- Germantown, North Philly Voted for the tax
Cherelle Parker- North and Northwest Philadelphia voted for the tax
Blondell Reynolds Brown ( At Large) voted for the tax
Allan Domb ( At Large) voted for the tax
Dereck Green ( At Large) voted for the tax
Bill Greenlee ( At Large) voted for the tax
Helen Gym ( At Large) voted for the tax
David Oh ( At Large) voted NO against the tax
Al Taubenberger ( At Large) voted No against the tax
Brian Oneill Northeast voted NO, against the tax