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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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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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