Harris originally filed her letter of intent on February 3rd, along with Reverend John Welch and Peduto. They had until February 10th to pay the filing fee and to remove their name from consideration.
Peduto has held office since 2013. Peduto also served as a Councilman from 2002 until he was elected Mayor. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Peduto had over $640,000 on hand as of 2016 for his re-election efforts.
Harris served on the Council since her first election in 2006. Harris served as Council President from 2010 to 2014.
On February 10th, only Peduto and Harris filed to continue through to the endorsement process. The endorsement meeting will take place on March 5th.