The layout of the May 21 primary ballot has been published with candidates’ button numbers. Carla Cain’s button is number 41. It is listed in the third column of Democratic names. Click Read More to get a better look at the ballot.Read More
Carla Cain joined other City Commissioner candidates at a Meet and Greet April 4 presented by Grassroots Advocacy for South Philadelphia (GRASP) at Adobe Cafe in East Passyunk. GRASP is “a group of friends and neighbors dedicated to connecting residents with representatives and candidates…We are non-partisan, and among our main goals is harnessing the power of folks to get involved in politics on a local level.”Read More
When Carla Cain sees the statue of Octavius Catto outside City Hall, she sees a hero—and a calling. “He’s my hero because he died fighting for what he believed in,” she says.
Catto’s statue is the first of an African-American in Philadelphia. A distinguished scholar, he fought for the right of African-Americans to vote—in the mid-1800s, before the Civil War! He was killed outside a polling station on 700 South Street on Election Day, October 10, 1871. He was only 32 years old.Read More
East Mt. Airy resident and committeeperson Carla Cain has announced she is entering the Democratic race for City Commissioner. Two nominees will be selected in the May 21 primary.
Cain believes she brings pertinent experience to the office,Read More