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Nikil Saval Campaign Wins In-Person Vote in a Landslide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nikil Saval Campaign Wins In-Person Vote in a Landslide Now the campaign waits for mail-in ballots to…

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Antibody, Ep 1: Existing Conditions

Antibody is a new narrative series about how Covid-19 has changed everything and nothing at all hosted byDaniel Denvir. In…

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Procrastinator’s Guide to the 2020 primary election in Philly

Nikil Saval (Democrat) Author, literary mag editor, South Philly ward leader and left-wing political organizer. Saval, who launched his campaign late…

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Nikil Saval wants to bring more democratic socialism to Philadelphia, as part of a leftist wave in American electoral politics.

“The point is not to have a great candidate that you believe in,” Mr. Saval said. “The individual candidate in…

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Left Anchor – Episode 140 – Breaking into the Democratic Machine with Nikil Saval

"Today we've got Nikil Saval, candidate for the upcoming primary in the Pennsylvania First Senate District on June 2nd. We talk about…

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Nikil Saval Announces Endorsement from Representative Elizabeth Fiedler

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval is proud to announce he has earned the endorsement of State Representative Elizabeth Fiedler (HD…

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Inside Nikil Saval’s Progressive, Virtual Campaign For State Senate

Saval, a former magazine editor and founding member of Reclaim Philadelphia, was planning to take on 12-year incumbent Larry Farnese…

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Nikil Saval Raises More Than $300K and Earns Three Huge Endorsements

Nikil Saval Raises More Than $300K and Earns Three Huge Endorsements   PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval, just closed out…

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Local 98 backs Nikil Saval, Bernie-endorsed challenger for Philly state Senate seat

The pandemic has put Philly politics to sleep this year. But the city’s powerful electricians’ union is not sitting this…

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The Bernie Bump: A Pa. state Senate candidate raked in cash after a Sanders endorsement

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Campaigning in the Time of Coronavirus

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From ‘Can I have your vote?’ to ‘How can I help?’ Coronavirus has transformed campaigning for the Pa. primary.

Most candidates are using social media to connect with voters. Nikil Saval, who is challenging state Sen. Larry Farnese, opens his…

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Senator Bernie Sanders Endorses Nikil Saval for State Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2020 PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval, the choice of organized labor and working families, is…

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At a Distance –Interview with Spencer Bailey of The Slowdown

Nikil Saval on Coming to Terms With Our Failures as a Society At a Distance Writer, editor, activist, and politician…

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Nikil Saval Announces Endorsement from Powerhouse Councilmember Kendra Brooks

Nikil Saval Raises More Than $300K and Earns Three Huge Endorsements   PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval, just closed out…

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Nikil Saval Announces Endorsement from Powerhouse Councilmember Kendra Brooks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2020 PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval, the choice of organized labor and working families, is…

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POLS ON THE STREET: Virus May Change Pa. Politics Forever

In the 2nd Senatorial District, Nikil Saval decried the impact of coronavirus on hospitality workers. “On Friday, I was at…

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Nikil Saval Continues Momentum, Earning Endorsement from Laborers’ District Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nikil Saval Continues Momentum, Earning Endorsement from Laborers’ District Council   PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval, the…

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Nikil Saval Continues Momentum, Earning Endorsement from Councilperson Isaiah Thomas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval is proud to announce an endorsement from Councilmember Isaiah Thomas. Saval’s campaign…

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St. Monica’s staffers vote to strike amid COVID-19 concerns

Unionized workers at St. Monica’s Rehabilitation Facility have voted to strike after 20 of them tested positive for coronavirus and…

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Philly’s pandemic politics: Zoom town halls, coronavirus policies and comforting lonely people

Candidates are also pushing for mail-in voting ahead of the June 2 primary. What are you hopeful for right now?…

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Candidates Rick Krajewski and Nikil Saval Announce PA COVID-19 Recovery Platform

Philadelphia, PA, On Monday, April 6th, Rick Krajewski and Nikil Saval released their joint “COVID-19 Recovery Platform for Pennsylvania”. The…

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The Most LGBTQ Relevant Democratic Primary Races

Sen. Farnese could not be reached for comment as of presstime. Farnese faces Nikil Saval as a senatorial contestant. A…

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Progressive Promote ‘Bold’ Agenda at 2020 Philly Summit

Of the 15 candidates who were each given one minute to speak to the conference, seven of them are launching…

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A whirlwind week for supporters, opponents of safe injection sites

Farnese’s opponent in the upcoming Democratic primary, Nikil Saval, was one of the lone supporters of Safehouse’s opening in South…

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POLS ON THE STREET: City’s Primary Candidate Lineup Takes Shape

"Nikil Saval’s war on State Sen. Larry Farnese in the 1st Senatorial District has been amply reported. For sure, all…

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Statement Supporting Safehouse and Overdose Prevention Sites

PHILADELPHIA — February 27, 2020 — The opioid and overdose crisis affects all communities—across race, age, income, gender and geography.…

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Nikil Saval Earns Endorsements from ‘Sunrise Movement’ and ‘Food & Water Watch Action’

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval, climate justice champion and labor candidate, is proud to earn the endorsements of the memberships…

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In Philly, progressive candidates slug it out with Democratic incumbents

Across the Schuylkill River, Sen. Larry Farnese, a Democrat representing South Philly and Center City, is also getting an intra-party…

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Nikil Saval Campaign Files for the Ballot with 2,702 Signatures

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval, a progressive challenger for State Senate in the First Senate District in Philadelphia, is proud…

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Pollster: How do you feel about magazines for ‘hipster Marxists?’

We told you former South Philly Ward Leader Nikil Saval’s Democratic primary challenge to state Sen. Larry Farnese would be a clash between new…

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Farnese, Saval duke it out for the progressive vote

It’s an interesting argument to make for Farnese, who will have to out-liberal a competitor whose political organization is largely…

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Vince Fumo’s old district is the scene of the latest battle between old and new Philadelphia politics

TOM GRALISH / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Democratic State Senate candidate Nikil Saval (right), who is running against incumbent Larry Farnese, talks…

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Nikil Saval Campaign Earns Endorsement of Teamsters BMWED-IBT

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval, a progressive challenger for State Senate in the First Senate District in Philadelphia is proud…

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Saval raises $119,000-plus for Farnese challenge

“This fundraising number is unprecedented from a first-time candidate challenging an incumbent. It reflects the strength and depth of the…

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Nikil Saval Campaign Raises over $100,000 by First Filing Deadline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nikil Saval Campaign Raises over $100,000 by First Filing Deadline PHILADELPHIA, PA — Nikil Saval, a progressive…

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At the Heart of Democratic Socialism Is the Ethic of Solidarity

Nikil Saval is the co-editor of n+1, a community organizer, leader of South Philly’s second ward, and the author of…

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Nikil Saval Is the Most Interesting Politician in America

It’s not surprising, then, that Saval has a motley background. He’s been an organizer with the union UNITE HERE, a Bernie…

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Occupy Wall Street’s Legacy Runs Deeper Than You Think

Electoral Politics I never would have guessed that Occupy Wall Street, given its staunchly outsider stance, would help breathe new…

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Nikil Saval jumps into the State Senate Race

Nikil Saval, a political organizer and Democratic leader of South Philly’s 2nd Ward, announced Sunday plans to unseat state Sen.…

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Philadelphia’s political machines are stumbling. Who will fill the power void?

But among the newcomers, it is the progressive movement, with groups like Reclaim, that has made the most inroads and…

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Nikil Saval Launches Campaign for State Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Philadelphia, PA - Nikil Saval, progressive challenger, first Asian American ward leader and community organizer, will announce…

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Left-wing challenger Nikil Saval announces bid to unseat Pa. Sen. Larry Farnese

Second District ward leader Nikil Saval will kick off a challenge this weekend for control of Pennsylvania’s First State Senate…

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Nikil Saval, Progressive Challenger, to Launch Campaign on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 12th & Catherine

Nikil Saval, Progressive Challenger, to Launch Campaign on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 12th & Catherine PHILADELPHIA, PA - Nikil…

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I’m a Democratic Ward Leader. Here’s Why I’m Voting for Kendra Brooks and Nicolas O’Rourke.

Some Democrats have argued against supporting the Working Families Party candidates for City Council. A South Philly ward leader counters…

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POLS ON THE STREET: ‘Reclaim’ Aims for New Philly Kills in 2020

Reclaim’s leadoff hitter in 2020 will be 2nd Ward Democratic Leader Nikil Saval, who will challenge State Sen. Larry Farnese…

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This left-wing organizer wants to snag a powerful PA Senate seat from Philly’s Democratic machine

A left-wing political organizer and South Philadelphia ward leader is exploring a run for one of the city’s most historically…

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Dems in Philly are lining up to run for state office in 2020

A left for the Pennsylvania Senate Writer, ward leader and organizer Nikil Saval has officially launched his campaign for the…

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