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Leo Renaldo wins Republican primary election

Leo Renaldo won the Republican primary election on Tuesday.
Leo Renaldo won the Republican primary election on Tuesday.(WTOK)
Published: Apr. 7, 2021 at 2:01 AM CDT
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PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (WTOK) - Leo Renaldo won the Republican primary election for mayor of Philadelphia Tuesday. He received 265 votes, while Robin Allen received 59, according to the official totals.

Renaldo said that, if elected as mayor, he will have an open-door policy, seek to decrease crime in Philadelphia and support pay raises to the city’s police department.

“I am excited for the opportunity to bring Philadelphia into 2021 with lots of new hopes,” said Renaldo.

Renaldo will face incumbent Mayor James Young in the general election June 8.

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