PA Candidate Info

Pennsylvania Candidate Information


US Senate

Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman

John Fetterman - Official Campaign Website

Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman is running in one of the most closely watched races this year. The outcome of this race will be one of the main determinants in which party will control the Senate for the next two years! John, the son of teenage parents and former mayor of Braddock, is a PA native (unlike his Republican opponent who continues to live in New Jersey). Throughout his political career, he has sought to represent PA’s most challenged communities and bring jobs and prosperity back to the former manufacturing towns of the Keystone State.

Key issues: Abortion rights, LGBTQ+ rights, marijuana legalization, universal healthcare, bringing back manufacturing jobs and the union way of life.

 

Watch his message to Pennsylvanians Abroad HERE!


Key US House Races

 

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Ashley Ehasz (PA-01, Bucks and Montgomery Counties)

Ashley overcame a difficult upbringing to join the Army, graduate from West Point and later become the only woman in her Apache helicopter graduate class. She served multiple tours of duty during the Iraq War and is a fellow former overseas American, having received her Master’s degree from the University of Oxford. Ashley is running to unseat a Republican incumbent in PA’s highly competitive 1st district. 

Key issues: Abortion rights, crime and gun violence, affordable higher education, affordable healthcare

Hear Ashley's special message for Pennsylvanians Abroad HERE

 

Madeleine Dean | The Hill | Page 1Madeleine Dean (PA-04, Montgomery and Berks Counties) 

Madeleine, a native of Glenside, was elected to the House in 2018. Before being elected to the House, Madeleine served in the Pennsylvania State House and as Abington Township Commissioner.

Key issues: Women’s issues, universal healthcare, addressing the epidemics of gun violence and opioids, affordable higher education

 

 

 

 

 

 

May be an image of 1 personChrissy Houlahan (PA-06, Chester and Berks Counties)

A veteran of the Air Force, Chrissy worked in the non-profit field, including with early childhood literacy in underserved communities, before being elected to the House in 2018. She is the first Democrat to represent a Chester County-based district in 166 years. 

Key issues: Jobs and the economy, expanding healthcare coverage, investing in public schools and continuing education, clean energy technology and climate action

https://www.chrissyhoulahanforcongress.com/ 

 

 

Q&A: Susan Wild, PA congressional candidate - The Brown and WhiteSusan Wild (PA-07, Lehigh, Northampton and Monroe Counties)

Susan ran a legal practice and served as Solicitor of the City of Allentown before being elected to the House in 2018. She represents PA’s battleground 7th district and her race is being closely watched to determine who will control the House for the next two years. 

Key issues: Healthcare access, K-12 and higher education funding, jobs and the economy, Social Security and Medicare

https://wildforcongress.com/ 

 

 

Rep. Matt Cartwright (D, PA-8) - JStreetPACMatt Cartwright (PA-08, Wayne, Pike, Lackawanna, Luzerne and Monroe Counties)

Matt worked as a lawyer in the Scranton area before being elected to the House in 2012. He represents PA’s 8th district, another battleground district that is being watched to determine who will control the House.

Key issues: Inflation, affordable quality healthcare, veterans and military families, public safety, addressing the opioid crisis, education funding

https://cartwrightcongress.com/vote/

 

 

Chris Deluzio (PA-17, Beaver, Allegheny and Butler Counties)

Chris is an Iraq War veteran and a voting rights attorney running to succeed Democrat Conor Lamb to represent PA’s battleground 17th district. Having deployed overseas with the US Navy, he is a former American abroad who understands the unique challenges this population faces.

Key issues: Defending democracy, taking on corporate power and defending the union way of life, reproductive rights, universal health care

https://www.chrisforpa.com/

 

Hear Chris' special message for Pennsylvanians Abroad HERE


Statewide Races

 

PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro - YouTubeGovernor - Josh Shapiro

Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s race for governor is the only thing standing between PA and a Republican candidate that actively attempted to overturn the state’s 2020 election results and who has said that women who have abortions should be charged with murder. A PA native, former State Representative and former Chairman of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, Josh has served as attorney general since 2016. He has the experience to lead on day one, unlike his extremist opponent.

Key issues: Abortion rights, protecting democracy, public safety and criminal justice, energy and the environment

https://joshshapiro.org/

 

 

Austin Davis | Chester County Democratic CommitteeLieutenant Governor - Austin Davis

State Representative Austin Davis, from McKeesport in western PA, is running on the same ticket with Josh Shapiro to serve as lieutenant governor. At the age of only 32, he already has significant experience in state government. He serves on the Transportation, Appropriations, Consumer Affairs and Insurance Committees of the PA House, working with many of the issues that affect Pennsylvanians on a daily basis. 

Key issues: Jobs and the economy, public safety and gun violence, quality education, reproductive rights

https://joshshapiro.org/austin/