Daniel Duke Orsino
Philadelphia City Council
Daniel “Duke” Orsino is a 32 year old, blue-collar orthotics manufacturer. In May 2019, Mr. Orsino became the first openly LGBTQ person to receive a major party nomination for Philadelphia City Council. He has campaigned on issues such as LGBTQ rights and health, fighting poverty and income inequality, urban farming, and education reform. Duke is also a community activist and coordinator of South Philadelphia’s first ever LGBTQ weekend, “SOUTH PHILLY PRIDE”. Raised in Gloucester City, NJ, Mr. Orsino currently resides in the Whitman neighborhood of South Philadelphia with his partner, Rithy Ros.