Voters Select Rebecca Rhynhart As Philly’s Next Controller

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Voters in Philadelphia have selected Democrat Rebecca Rhynhart as the city’s next controller.

With 97.86 percent of precincts reporting, Rhynhart (158, 424 votes) has beat out Republican candidate Michael Tomlinson (32,922 votes) on Tuesday night.

Rhynhart, 43, a native of Abington, left a job in finance to return to the city and work for the Nutter administration, first as treasurer, then as budget director.

 

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