Capital Region Stonewall Democrats Announces Candidate Endorsements

CRSD Members in good-standing voted to Endorse the following candidates for the May election.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. - April 19, 2018 - PRLog -- The Capital Region Stonewall Democrats members in good-standing were asked to vote on which candidates to endorse in the May election. The endorsement polls were open from April 16th until April 18th. We are pleased to announce the following candidates have met the criteria to carry a Capital Region Stonewall Democrats Endorsement:

• US Senate
Bob Casey
• Congress
Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson, 10th District
• Governor
Tom Wolf
• Lt. Governor
John Fetterman
• State Senate
Shawn Mauck, 28th District

Emily Best, 30th District

Ezra Nanes, 34th District

Lois Herr, 48th District

• PA House
Michael Wascovich,47th District

Jean Foschi, 88th District

Shanna Danielson, 92nd District

Meggan O'Rourke, 93rd District

Carol Hill-Evans, 95th District

Dana Hamp-Gulick, 97th District

Mary Auker-Enders, 98th


Cesar Liriano, 101st District

Patty Kim, 103rd District

Patty Smith, 104th District

Eric Epstein, 105th District

Rob Myers, 106th District

During the voting period, CRSD members we able to view the completed candidate questionnaires. Questionnaires can be found here: Questions asked, of the candidates, included anti-discrimination laws, economic & employment opportunities, crime & violence, and education, as they pertain to the LGBTQIA community.

"It is vital for members of the LGBTQIA community and our allies to know where local candidates stand with regard to issues impacting the community. That is why it is important for candidates to fill out our questionnaires so we can hold them accountable when and if elected to local seats. With knowledge comes voting power," says, Andrew Guth, President of Capital Region Stonewall Democrats.

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