Candidates To Consider This November. . .

US SENATOR

Bob Casey (incumbent; endorsed by CCDC)
Bob Casey was raised to believe that “all public service is a trust, given in faith and accepted in honor,” and he has brought that to every office he has held, including Pennsylvania Auditor General, State Treasurer, and U.S. Senator. In Harrisburg, Bob Casey focused on making government more accountable and responsive to the needs of Pennsylvanians. Since becoming in 2006 the first Pennsylvania Democrat elected to a full Senate term since 1962, he has worked to create family-sustaining jobs and foster financial security for Pennsylvania families; to protect our children and invest in their futures; to ensure safety at home and respect for America abroad; to promote honesty and accountability in government; to preserve the dignity of the vulnerable of all ages; and to advocate for his constituents and help them solve problems they face. He is a voice for those who are threatened by Congressional Republicans’ recent attempts to give tax cuts to the ultra-rich and to undermine Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. See his many other important legislative priorities here.
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GOVERNOR

Tom Wolf (incumbent; endorsed by CCDC)
Besides having more than quintupled the size of his family business, the Wolf Organization, a distributor of lumber and other building products, Governor Wolf has a long record of public service As Secretary of Revenue in Governor Rendell’s cabinet, he instituted reforms that grew and strengthened the state lottery and laid the foundation for millions of dollars in additional benefits for seniors. He has chaired York County United Way, the York County Community Foundation, and the York College Board of Trustees. He has also been active in the York Jewish Community Center, the Memorial Hospital of York, and WITF, a regional public television system. In 2014 he carried Chester County by some 5,600 votes on his way to being elected Governor by the very substantial margin of almost 10%. While in office, Tom has fought to change Harrisburg. He has prohibited administration employees from accepting gifts from lobbyists, reformed legal contracting to end pay to play, restored the one billion dollar cut to education made in the previous administration, expanded Medicaid, given more than 50,000 seniors the opportunity to age in their homes, and made Pennsylvania a national leader in fighting the opioid and heroin epidemic.
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LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

John Fetterman
John grew up in York and attended Albright College, where he played on the football team. In the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program, mentoring a boy whose parents died of AIDS motivated John to join AmeriCorps, serving in Pittsburgh’s historic Hill District. He earned a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, then started a GED program in Braddock PA. In 2005, encouraged by his students, John ran successfully for mayor. As mayor, John has applied a hands-on approach to rebuild his community and attract new residents and jobs. In 2016, he ran for U.S. Senate to champion all struggling towns. An outsider, he earned 20% of the vote in a 4-way primary, emerging as a progressive voice for working people on issues like inequality, racial justice, and ending the failed war on drugs.
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US HOUSE DISTRICT 6
Chrissy Houlahan (endorsed by CCDC and Emily’s List)
Chrissy earned her engineering degree from Stanford with an ROTC scholarship and received her M.S. in Technology and Policy from MIT. She served three years active duty as a Captain in the US Air Force, and 13 years in the Reserves. She was founding COO of B-Lab (a nonprofit that promotes B Corporations and good business practices) and President and COO/CFO for Springboard Collaborative (a Philadelphia-based nonprofit focused on improving early childhood literacy in underserved communities country-wide).
www.chrissyhoulahanforcongress.com

PA HOUSE, DISTRICT 156 (Birmingham, East Goshen, Thornbury, West Goshen North, West Chester, and Westtown)

Carolyn Comitta (incumbent; endorsed by CCDC and Emily’s List)
Two-term Mayor of West Chester from 2010 – 2017, Carolyn earned her Master of Science in Education, Widener University. She continues to mentor to students and has organized the attendance of over 2000 local students at the annual Health and Environment Conference at the United Nations. She is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Thomas Comitta Associates. She served on the West Chester Borough Council from 2006 – 2010.
www.carolyncomitta.com

PA HOUSE, DISTRICT 158 (Avondale, East Bradford, East Marlborough, London Britain, New Garden, Newlin, West Bradford, West Goshen (PART, Districts Middle, and South), and West Marlborough)

 

Christina Sappey

Chris has lived in Chester County for 25 years and she and her husband have raised three kids here. She has worked for PA representatives Barb McIlvaine Smith and Carolyn Comitta and Senator Andy Dinniman for a total of 12 years. She now plans to serve in a different role: to represent her home, her neighbors and her community in Harrisburg. She wants to ensure that our economy and business environment are a foundation for growth; she wants our State to live within its means and be able to lend a hand to our neighbors in need. Chris finds herself in the majority of reasonableness and moderation, in the middle, to the left of the hard right and the right of the extreme left. Chris trusts women to make their own decisions about things that should be personal. She believes we should listen to one another, respect alternative positions, and discuss solutions to hard problems in a civil manner. Chris lives in West Bradford.christinasappeypa158.com
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