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Sat May 25, 2019, 11:38 AM

Rochelle Bilal, who won Democratic nomination for Philly sheriff, finds the city's politics

Rochelle Bilal, who won Democratic nomination for Philly sheriff, finds the city’s politics ‘disturbing’


Rochelle Bilal won the Democratic nomination for Philadelphia sheriff Tuesday over two-term incumbent Jewell Williams and has no Republican opponent for the general election.

But she isn’t yet making plans to move into the South Broad Street offices.

“I’m still running a campaign up to November,” Bilal, 62, said Thursday. “I am still going to talk to people, I’m still going to be out in the community, I’ll go to the events, raise funds for November, outreach, raise funds … up until the November election is over.”

The odds are long she won’t be the new sheriff in town come January, the first female elected to the $130,000-a-year job.

Read more: https://www.philly.com/news/philadelphia-sheriff-rochelle-bilal-foreclosure-sales-election-20190524.html

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