Congratulations to our slate of Democratic Candidates for their Victories on November 6th!
PA 165th Legislative District
Jenn is a nonprofit administrator who was raised in Delaware County in a union household. She believes there is more that unites us than divides us and is committed to the idea of government working to serve and represent the people. As a member in the State House of Representatives, she will advocate for quality education for our children, affordable healthcare for all, good job opportunities for all skill levels, and the finest care for our veterans.
PA 26th Senatorial District
Swarthmore Mayor, Tim Kearney, is an accomplished architect and a small business owner, and long-time community leader in Swarthmore, He is a strong champion of women’s rights, including equal opportunities in education and the workplace, the right to equal pay and anti-discrimination practices such as hiring based on salary history, and the right to affordable health care and family planning decisions.
Mary Gay Scanlon
U.S. House of Representatives District 5
Mary Gay was a senior staff attorney at the Education Law Center of Pennsylvania, fighting for the rights of students with disabilities, a school board member on the Wallingford Swarthmore School District for 12 years and now serves as National Pro Bono Counsel at Ballard Spahr, LLC where she addresses voting rights and criminal justice reform.
Mary Gay is also the District 7 candidate to serve the remainder of the term.
Incumbent Senator, Bob Casey, has dedicated his career to serving the people of Pennsylvania as Auditor General, State Treasurer and now two-term U.S. Senator, where he has been representing Pennsylvania, fighting for good jobs, higher wages and fairer workplaces. He is a leader with proven results for workers, women, children, seniors and people with disabilities. He has the experience and record of successful service that Pennsylvanians needs in the Senate.
Braddock Mayor, John Fetterman, has spent the past twelve years working to revive Braddock from the verge of extinction. He’s applied a hands-on approach from AmeriCorps and his service experience to take steps to rebuild his community, bringing creative urban policy solutions to Braddock. He has worked to attract new residents and new jobs, stabilize the population and break the cycle of violence in the community.
Incumbent Governor, Tom Wolf, has invested in education, restoring the billion dollar cut made by the previous administration. He is also dedicated to ensuring that Pennsylvanians have access to quality and affordable health care. He expanded Medicaid immediately upon taking office, which has given 720,000 more Pennsylvanians access to health care and increased enrollment in CHIP by twenty percent. Pennsylvania’s uninsured rate is now at its lowest point in history.