Philadelphia City Council

The Philadelphia City Council, the legislative body of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, consists of ten members elected by district and seven members elected at-large. The council president is elected by the members from among their number. Each member's term is four years, and there are no limits on the number of terms a member may serve.

Philadelphia City Council
Type
Type
Leadership
President
Darrell L. Clarke, Democratic
since January 2, 2012
Majority Leader
Cherelle Parker, Democratic
since January 6, 2020
Minority Leader
Structure
Seats17
Political groups
Majority
  •   Democratic (14)

Minority

Elections
Last election
November 5, 2019
Meeting place
Philadelphia City Hall
Website
City Council Website
City Hall from postcard, c. 1900