James Williams, the Republican Ward Leader of Philadelphia’s 50th Ward, is announcing his candidacy for the PA State Senate (4th District), on January 22, 2018 at 7:00PM at the North Penn VFW.
James has served as the elected Ward Leader in Philadelphia’s 50th Ward since 2014. In addition, he ran for Philadelphia City Council in 2015. From 2015 to 2016 he served as a staffer in Philadelphia City Council working for David Oh, mainly focusing on programs and constituents services in Philadelphia’s African American communities. In 2017, he left Councilman Oh’s office to serve as the Campaign Manager for Beth Grossman for District Attorney.