While other candidates were scurrying around in a last-minute effort to meet this past Tuesday’s deadline to file to run in the city’s May 21 primary election, City Council At-Large Green Party candidate Olivia Faison spent the day “getting up to speed.”
“I’m a retired analytical chemist and running for office is a new thing for me,” she said. “You can look at that a number of ways. I have a lot to learn in politics. But because I’m relatively inexperienced I’m not jaded by the process. My ideas are fresh.”
As an independent candidate, Faison must file to run in the November general election by August.
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Members of the Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP) have endorsed their chairperson Olivia Faison, and her campaign for Philadelphia City Council Member-at-Large. The unanimous endorsement took place on February 28, 2019, at the GPOP monthly meeting held at Shissler Recreation Center in Fishtown, Philadelphia.