|Running for Mayor of Pittsburgh, PA|
|Date of primary||May 21, 2013|
|General election||November 5, 2013|
|District 8 Councilman, Pittsburgh City Council|
|Years in position||13|
|Bachelor's||Pennsylvania State University|
|Master's||University of Pittsburgh|
|Form of government||Strong mayor/council|
|Council composition||9 members (elected by district)|
|Terms of office||4 years|
|Current mayor||Bill Peduto|
Peduto will face Republican Joshua Wander in the November 5, 2013 general election.
|Mayor of Pittsburgh, PA, Democratic primary, 2013|
|Democratic||A. J. Richardson||0.6%||294|
|Source: Allegheny County Elections Division|
A hallmark of Peduto's mayoral candidacy has been his release of 100 policy papers in as many days, focusing in particular on issues of governmental transparency, neighborhood and community development and pension reform.
Peduto has been involved in Pittsburgh municipal politics since the 1990s, when he served as an aide to former councilman Dan Cohen. Peduto began his stint on the Pittsburgh City Council in January 2002. He currently serves as the councilman for District 8. He is the chairperson of the council's Committee on Human Resources.
Peduto's 2013 campaign marks his third for mayor, having launched unsuccessful bids in 2005 and 2007.
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- The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Peduto wins Democratic nod for Pittsburgh mayoral race," May 22, 2013
- Peduto, Democrat for Mayor "Policy Papers," accessed October 11, 2013
- The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Peduto, in third Pittsburgh mayoral race, says city at crossroads," May 5, 2013
- Pittsburgh, PA Official Website "Standing Committee Assignments," accessed October 11, 2013