The polls had barely closed last night when former Philadelphia mayor John F. Street told the local Fox affiliate that he’s seriously considering challenging Mayor Michael Nutter as an independent candidate in the autumn mayoral election.
Nutter easily defeated T. Milton Street, John Street’s older and arguably more colorful brother, in yesterday’s Democratic primary, garnering nearly 76 percent of the vote and carrying every ward in the city.
“I am not prepared to make an announcement at this particular time, but nothing that happened in the election today at all is discouraging when it comes to the possibility of an independent running for mayor,” Street defiantly told Fox29 . . .