Category: Mayoral Election

WATCH: Mayor Papenfuse blasted in live interview for using black voters, awarding contracts to Republican donors

According to Shoob, people are saying that Eric Papenfuse doesn’t serve black neighborhoods in Harrisburg, and they are calling him the mayor of Midtown, or the mayor of 3rd Street where he owns many commercial properties. Shoob blasted Papenfuse for using Karl Singleton as his token black friend to gain votes. He said Papenfuse has been exposed for awarding city contracts to his campaign donors, many of whom are Republican.

Tim Rowbottom enters race for Harrisburg mayor as only Republican on ballot

Tim Rowbottom’s campaign for mayor is focused on confronting corruption in the city government, in the Harrisburg School District, and in the Dauphin County court system.